À la conquête du pôle (1912)

France, 1912
20m 30s
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

A French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.

Plot Summary

A group of explorers set off for the North Pole aboard their airship. After passing by the signs of the zodiac and being attacked by a giant snow monster, they reach their destination.


Director: Georges Méliès
Star Film
Novel: Voyages et aventures du Captaine Hatteras by Jules Verne

Georges Méliès (Engineer Mabouloff)
Fernande Albany

Alternative Titles

Conquest of the Pole – English language title
La Conquête du pôle



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  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed). p.46 – illustrated credits, review
  • Horror in Silent Films: A Filmography, 1896-1929 by Roy Kinnard p.45-46 – credits
  • Jules Verne on Film by Thomas C. Renzi p.13
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.74 – credits
  • Vintage Science Fiction Films, 1896-1949 by Michael Benson p.139