Admiral Byrd prepares his dog teams and then sets off for his expedition to the South Pole.
Full title reads: "Boston. Off to the icy Antarctic, for 2 years! Admiral Byrd's expedition of adventure leaves for the South Pole.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA).
Pan across kennels in woodland - home to 150 huskies being prepared for an expedition to the South Pole. MS of husky dog. Men exercise the dogs near their kennels.
A husky team are trained to pull a sledge through woodland. Various shots of the sledge team being trained.
Dog trainers and their dogs pose for the cameras. MS of dog and trainer - he asks the dog to speak and the dog gives a low moan. CU dog.
Shots of steam and sailing ship in harbour in Boston.
American explorer Admiral Richard E Byrd and others board the ship that will carry them to the Antarctic. Members of the ship's crew wave from the deck.
Shots of the ship as she heads out from the dock.
Note: Admiral Richard E Byrd is also known as Commander Byrd or Captain Byrd.