Best Documentary Movies of 1930

1.

The Silent Enemy

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Food is getting scarce for the tribe, and the chief must choose between the advice of Baluk to go north to the caribou herds, or the conniving medicine man Dagwan to stay put. On the way north they endure great hardship, and the conflict between Baluk and Dagwan deepens. It doesn't help that both want to marry the chief's daughter.

Starring: Chief Yellow Robe, Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, Mali Spotted Elk, Chief Akawanush, Mary Alice Nelson Archambaud, Cheeka ..
Directed by: H.P. Carver
Release date: 1930-08-02
Best Documentary Movies of 1930 : With Byrd at the South Pole
2.

With Byrd at the South Pole

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930) is a documentary film about Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and his 1st quest to the South Pole beginning at the Little America-Exploration Base. The film's soundtrack consists mostly of music and sound effects, with narration read by Floyd Gibbons. The film won at the 3rd Academy Awards for Best Cinematography.

Starring: Floyd Gibbons, Richard E. Byrd ..
Directed by: Julian Johnson
Release date: 1930-06-28
Best Documentary Movies of 1930 : Africa Speaks!
3.

Africa Speaks!

1.2
5.1/10 IMDB

Explorer Paul Hoefler leads a safari into central Africa and what was then called the Belgian Congo, in the regions inhabited by the Wassara and the famous Ubangi tribes.

Starring: Harald Austin, Paul L. Hoefler, Lowell Thomas ..
Directed by: Walter Futter
Release date: 1930-08-14
4.

Charming Ceylon

0.0
5.3/10 IMDB

A Traveltalk visit to the island nation when it was still a British crown colony and the name Sri Lanka was 40 years in the future.

Starring: James A. FitzPatrick ..
Directed by: James A. FitzPatrick
Release date: 1930-11-25

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