Seven Cities of Antarctica (film)

Seven Cities of Antarctica (film) People and Places featurette; released on December 25, 1958. Directed by Winston Hibler. The biography of earth’s final frontier, Antarctica, and how this last of our planet’s continents was finally opened up by humans after millions of years of seclusion. The picture ends with a summary of Antarctica’s future potentials as a source of natural wealth, and as a strategic hub for air travel in the Southern Hemisphere.  Filmed in CinemaScope. Footage was obtained when Walt Disney sent cameramen Lloyd Beebe and Elmo Jones with Navy photographers to capture the U.S. expedition “Operation Deepfreeze” on film. 30 min.