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Into the thin air of Everest : mountain of dreams, mountain of doom

Author: Maria Zone; Louis MacNeice; Peter Thomas; Goldhil Video (Firm); Atlas Media Corp.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Goldhil Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The incredible story of the world's highest mountain and the adventurers who tempt fate to reach its deadly summit. Part 1 includes the stories of the early climbers, including George Leigh Mallory and Sir Edmund Hillary's legendary summit climb. Part 2 explores the triumphant and tragic expeditions of the modern era and takes an in-depth view of the events of 1996, the deadliest year in the history of Mt. Everest.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Zone; Louis MacNeice; Peter Thomas; Goldhil Video (Firm); Atlas Media Corp.
OCLC Number: 38138843
Notes: Title from container.
Credits: Cameras, Nick Marroson, Thomas Stobart ; editors, Louis Germano, William Shaw, Adrian de Potier ; narrator, Peter Thomas ; music, Shufflebrain, Arthur Benjamin.
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Thomas.
Description: 3 videocassettes (170 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. The quest --
v. 2. Tempting fate --
v. 3. The conquest of Everest.
Other Titles: Quest.
Tempting fate.
Conquest of Everest.
Mountain of dreams, mountain of doom
Everest, mountain of dreams, mountain of doom
Responsibility: written and produced by Maria Zone ; an Atlas Media Corp. production in association with Goldhil Video (v.1 and v.2) ; a Group 3 production ; commentary written by Louis Macneice (v.3).

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The incredible story of the world's highest mountain and the adventurers who tempt fate to reach its deadly summit. Part 1 includes the stories of the early climbers, including George Leigh Mallory and Sir Edmund Hillary's legendary summit climb. Part 2 explores the triumphant and tragic expeditions of the modern era and takes an in-depth view of the events of 1996, the deadliest year in the history of Mt. Everest. Part 3 is the Academy Award nominated best documentary about the 1953 British expedition that was the first to reach Mt. Everest's summit.

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