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The Alaskan Eskimo is a 1953 American short documentary film produced by Walt Disney. It was the initial film in Disney's People & Places series. It won an Oscar at the 26th Academy Awards in 1954 for Documentary Short Subject.[1]

The Alaskan Eskimo
Directed byJames Algar
Produced byWalt Disney
Written byWinston Hibler
Ted Sears
Narrated byWinston Hibler
Music byOliver Wallace
CinematographyAlfred Milotte
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • February 18, 1953 (1953-02-18)
Running time
27 minutes
CountryUnited States


  1. ^ "New York Times: The Alaskan Eskimo". NY Times. Retrieved May 26, 2008.

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