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The conquest of Everest

Author: Goldhil Video (Firm)Standard Film Service.Group 3 (Firm)London Films.Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)All authors
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Distributed by Goldhil Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Academy Award-nominated documentary record of Edmund Hillary and company's triumphant Mount Everest expedition. Succeeding just days before Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became living legends. Chronicles the history of the mountain and previous attempts to reach the summit.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Named Person: Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey; Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Goldhil Video (Firm); Standard Film Service.; Group 3 (Firm); London Films.; Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain); Alpine Club (London, England); Countryman Films.
OCLC Number: 38889451
Notes: Videocassette release of 1953 motion picture.
Duration on container: ca. 80 min.
Credits: 1953 Everest Expedition filmed by Thomas Stobart ; high altitude photography, 1953 Expedition by George Lowe ; 1922 and 1924 Expeditions photographed by Captain J.B.L. Noel ; aerial photography of Everest by the Indian Air Force ; commentary written by Louis Macneice ; spoken by Meredith Edwards and members of the 1953 Everest Expedition ; music composed by Arthur Benjamin.
Performer(s): Commentary spoken by Meredith Edwards and members of the 1953 Everest Expedition.
Description: 1 videocassette (78 min., 45 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Into the thin air of Everest :
Mountain of dreams, mountain of doom
Responsibility: Goldhil Video ; presented by Standard Film Service [and] London Films ; a Group 3 production ; produced with the co-operation and assistance of the Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club ; made by Countryman Films.

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Academy Award-nominated documentary record of Edmund Hillary and company's triumphant Mount Everest expedition. Succeeding just days before Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became living legends. Chronicles the history of the mountain and previous attempts to reach the summit.

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