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The Ascent of the Matterhorn

Ascensione al Cervino

Directed by Mario Piacenza
Italy, 1912
Documentary, Short, Silent

Synopsis

In 1911 Mario Piacenza climbed the top of Mount Cervino with some partners. Apart from the back pack, he was carrying the film camera and the tripod. Considering the conditions of the shots, the quality of the images is incredibile. The film is not to be missed by the mountain lovers.

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The Ascent of the Matterhorn Directed by Mario Piacenza