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The Conquest of Everest (1953)

Not Rated
78 min | Documentary, Adventure

Documentary that covers the famous and successful expedition of the Everest conquest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, the first climbers to reach its peak.
Director
Writer
Louis MacNeice (commentary)
Cinematographers
George Lowe (High altitude photography, 1953 expedition) | J.B.L. Noel (1922 and 1924 expeditions) (as Captain J.B.L. Noel) | Thomas Stobart
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Updated Dec 7, 1953

Release date
Dec 9, 1953 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Meredith Edwards
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John Hunt
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George Band
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Tom Bourdillon
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Charles Evans
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Alfred Gregory
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Edmund Hillary
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George Lowe
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Wilfred Noyce
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Griffith Pugh
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Thomas Stobart
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Tenzing Norgay
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Michael Ward
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Michael Westmacott
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Charles Wylie
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Jan Morris
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Queen Elizabeth II
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Eric Shipton
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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 215 votes