Filmography

Anthony Geffen

2 films

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  • Documentary / Historical

    The wildest dream Vod

    The wildest dream

    Anthony Geffen (2009)

    After discovering Mallory’s body on Everest in 1999, Conrad Anker’s life became intertwined with Mallory’s story. Mallory’s frozen body was found with his belongings intact; the only thing missing was a photograph of Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit. Haunted by Mallory's story, Anker returns to Everest with British climbing prodigy Leo Houlding to discover the truth about Mallory and to unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance. Anker and his climbing partner take on the Second Step without the use of the fixed ladder; free climbing it to evaluate if indeed Mallory was capable of climbing the Second Step himself in 1924.

    USA / 94 min

    The wildest dream

    Anthony Geffen

    • 2009
    • USA
    • 94 min
    After discovering Mallory’s body on Everest in 1999, Conrad Anker’s life became intertwined with Mallory’s story. Mallory’s frozen body was found with his belongings intact; the only thing missing was a photograph of Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit. Haunted by Mallory's story, Anker returns to Everest with British climbing prodigy Leo Houlding to discover the truth about Mallory and to unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance. Anker and his climbing partner take on the Second Step without the use of the fixed ladder; free climbing it to evaluate if indeed Mallory was capable of climbing the Second Step himself in 1924.

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    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand
  • Documentary / Making Of

    Everest - Shooting the impossible DVD

    Everest - Shooting the impossible

    Tim Conrad (2011)

    Documentary on the making of feature film The Wildest Dream, in which renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker and professional rock climber Leo Houlding climb Mount Everest in 1920s style to try to clarify if George Mallory and Sandy Irvine could have been the first to summit the highest mountain on earth in 1924. Mallory and Irvine were last seen on the upper ridge just 250 m below the summit and 'going strong for the top'. Then clouds obscured the view, and they disappeared into history.

    UK / 60 min

    Everest - Shooting the impossible

    Tim Conrad

    • 2011
    • UK
    • 60 min
    Documentary on the making of feature film The Wildest Dream, in which renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker and professional rock climber Leo Houlding climb Mount Everest in 1920s style to try to clarify if George Mallory and Sandy Irvine could have been the first to summit the highest mountain on earth in 1924. Mallory and Irvine were last seen on the upper ridge just 250 m below the summit and 'going strong for the top'. Then clouds obscured the view, and they disappeared into history.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY

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