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The Conquest of Everest

Directed by George Lowe
United Kingdom, 1953
Documentary, Adventure

Synopsis

Tells the story of the ‘Mount Everest Expedition 1953’, from the history of Mount Everest and earlier climbing expeditions to preparations (camps, acclimatization and assault parties). Ends with a triumphant Hillary and Tenzing arriving back at Camp IV, and being congratulated by the team.

Synopsis

Tells the story of the ‘Mount Everest Expedition 1953’, from the history of Mount Everest and earlier climbing expeditions to preparations (camps, acclimatization and assault parties). Ends with a triumphant Hillary and Tenzing arriving back at Camp IV, and being congratulated by the team.

The Conquest of EverestDirected byGeorge Lowe

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Awards & Festivals

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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

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