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The Resource The conquest of Everest, London Films present ; a Group 3 production ; produced with the cooperation and assistance of The Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club ; made by Countryman Films ; [produced by] John Taylor, Leon Clore, Grahame Tharp ; directed by George Lowe

The conquest of Everest, London Films present ; a Group 3 production ; produced with the cooperation and assistance of The Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club ; made by Countryman Films ; [produced by] John Taylor, Leon Clore, Grahame Tharp ; directed by George Lowe

Label
The conquest of Everest
Title
The conquest of Everest
Statement of responsibility
London Films present ; a Group 3 production ; produced with the cooperation and assistance of The Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club ; made by Countryman Films ; [produced by] John Taylor, Leon Clore, Grahame Tharp ; directed by George Lowe
Title variation
American Pop Classics presents
Contributor
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Story of the first successful attempt on the peak of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The team included John Hunt, Edmund Hillary, Tensing Norgay and Tom Stobart the film technician. The documentary details the history, preparation and description of the route
Member of
Cataloging source
OEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Thomas Stobart (1953 expedition), George Lowe (high altitude photography, 1953 expedition), Captain J.B.L. Noel (1922 and 1924 expeditions) ; commentary writer, Louis MacNeice ; music composer, Arthur Benjamin ; editor, Adrian de Potier ; narrator, Meredith Edwards
Dewey number
796.522/095496
Intended audience
MPAA rating: NR (not rated)
Language note
English dialog
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2013
  • 1914-1992
  • 1907-1963
  • 1893-1960
  • 1917-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lowe, George
  • Taylor, John
  • Clore, Leon
  • Tharp, Grahame
  • MacNeice, Louis
  • Benjamin, Arthur
  • Stobart, Tom
  • Edwards, Meredith
  • London Films
  • Group 3 (Firm)
  • Countryman Films
  • Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
  • Alpine Club (London, England)
Runtime
78
Series statement
American Pop Classics archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hillary, Edmund
  • Tenzing Norkey
  • Mount Everest Expedition
  • Mountaineering
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Himalaya Mountains
Technique
live action
Label
The conquest of Everest, London Films present ; a Group 3 production ; produced with the cooperation and assistance of The Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club ; made by Countryman Films ; [produced by] John Taylor, Leon Clore, Grahame Tharp ; directed by George Lowe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Digitally remastered"--Container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
874757026398
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
APC0138
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951116589
  • 1024691
  • (OCoLC)ocn951116589
  • 1024691
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The conquest of Everest, London Films present ; a Group 3 production ; produced with the cooperation and assistance of The Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club ; made by Countryman Films ; [produced by] John Taylor, Leon Clore, Grahame Tharp ; directed by George Lowe
Publication
Note
  • "Digitally remastered"--Container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
874757026398
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
APC0138
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951116589
  • 1024691
  • (OCoLC)ocn951116589
  • 1024691
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD

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