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6 Ratings

The Conquest of Everest

Directed by George Lowe
United Kingdom, 1953
Documentary, Adventure

Synopsis

It could be said that Conquest of Everest was 30 years in the making. In the early 1920s, the British Mallory expedition tried and failed to climb the world’s highest mountain.

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The Conquest of Everest Directed by George Lowe

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

National Board of Review

1953 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1954 | 2 wins including: Best Documentary Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1953 | Winner: Special Citation

1953 | 2nd place: Best Film