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Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May 1999, when Conrad Anker and his team accomplished their mission on Everest to discover the frozen body of George Mallory, legendary British mountaineer, their work had only just begun. Was there physical evidence to prove that Mallory reached the summit of Mount Everest 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay? The film reveals the clues to this mystery offered by Mallory's body, clothes and personal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Mallory; Andrew Irvine; Conrad Anker; Conrad Anker; Andrew Irvine; George Mallory
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
OCLC Number: 649798775
Credits: Executive producer, Paula S. Apsell ; associate producer, Albert Lee ; editor, Jean Denoyer ; cinematography, Ned Johnston.
Performer(s): Narrated by Rebecca de Mornay.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: a Nova/BBC coproduction in association with ZDF ; written and produced by Liesl Clark ; producer for the BBC, Peter Firstbrook.

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In May 1999, when Conrad Anker and his team accomplished their mission on Everest to discover the frozen body of George Mallory, legendary British mountaineer, their work had only just begun. Was there physical evidence to prove that Mallory reached the summit of Mount Everest 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay? The film reveals the clues to this mystery offered by Mallory's body, clothes and personal belongings and offers archival film footage of Mallory's expeditions.

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