Filmography

Charles Granville Bruce

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    The conquest of Everest 1953

    Andrew Aitken (1993)

    The conquest of Everest 1953 is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Andrew Aitken in 1993 and produced by LaMancha Productions. 

    UK / 54 min

    The conquest of Everest 1953

    Andrew Aitken

    • 1993
    • UK
    • 54 min
    The conquest of Everest 1953 is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Andrew Aitken in 1993 and produced by LaMancha Productions. 

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Man against a mountain - The conquest of Everest DVD

    Man against a mountain - The conquest of Everest

    Jonathan Martin (1996)

    Historical documentary about the coquest of Everest. The pre-war attempts, the first successful assault in 1953 and subsequent expeditions, including the attempts to climb it without oxygen. The documentary shows the ascent routes of the different expeditions and the climbing methods they used. The film is mostly made using film footage of all those historical expeditions.

    UK / 26 min

    Man against a mountain - The conquest of Everest

    Jonathan Martin

    • 1996
    • UK
    • 26 min
    Historical documentary about the coquest of Everest. The pre-war attempts, the first successful assault in 1953 and subsequent expeditions, including the attempts to climb it without oxygen. The documentary shows the ascent routes of the different expeditions and the climbing methods they used. The film is mostly made using film footage of all those historical expeditions.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    The epic of Everest Vod

    The epic of Everest

    John Noel (1924)

    The official film record of the legendary Everest British expedition of 1924. The third attempt to climb Everest culminated in the deaths of two of the finest climbers of their generation, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, and sparked an on-going debate over whether or not they did indeed reach the summit. Filming in brutally harsh conditions with a hand-cranked camera, Captain John Noel captured images of breathtaking beauty and considerable historic significance. Noel reached the North Col and used a specially adapted camera to film the ascent of the peak. The film is also among the earliest filmed records of life in Tibet.

    UK / 87 min

    The epic of Everest

    John Noel

    • 1924
    • UK
    • 87 min
    The official film record of the legendary Everest British expedition of 1924. The third attempt to climb Everest culminated in the deaths of two of the finest climbers of their generation, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, and sparked an on-going debate over whether or not they did indeed reach the summit. Filming in brutally harsh conditions with a hand-cranked camera, Captain John Noel captured images of breathtaking beauty and considerable historic significance. Noel reached the North Col and used a specially adapted camera to film the ascent of the peak. The film is also among the earliest filmed records of life in Tibet.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Everest - First attempt - 1922

    Everest - First attempt - 1922

    Richard Robinson (1982)

    Documentary about early unsuccessful attempts to climb Mount Everest, using footage shot by Captain John Noel and from a the 1933 film Wings over Everest. The documentary is part of the BBC series 'Travellers in time'. Six films about early exploration to remote parts of the world introduced from the Royal Geographical Society by the pioneer polar explorer Duncan Carse.

    UK / 30 min

    Everest - First attempt - 1922

    Everest - First attempt - 1922

    Richard Robinson

    • 1982
    • UK
    • 30 min
    Documentary about early unsuccessful attempts to climb Mount Everest, using footage shot by Captain John Noel and from a the 1933 film Wings over Everest. The documentary is part of the BBC series 'Travellers in time'. Six films about early exploration to remote parts of the world introduced from the Royal Geographical Society by the pioneer polar explorer Duncan Carse.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Climbing Mt. Everest

    John Noel (1922)

    A record of the second British Everest expedition showing the journey from Darjeeling to Tibet, activities of the Tibetans, and the climb itself. The main aim of the 1922 expedition was to make the first ascent of Mount Everest. There are two attempts in May via the North Ridge. The first by Mallory, Morshead, Norton and Somervell is without oxygen and reaches 26,985ft. The second by Geoffrey Bruce and Finch reaches 27,300ft and sets a new altitude record. Captain Noel toured the world with this film, and whereever he went the picture was received enthusiastically. It was the first film of an Everest expedition, and the earliest documentary filmed in Tibet.

    UK / 83 min

    Climbing Mt. Everest

    John Noel

    • 1922
    • UK
    • 83 min
    A record of the second British Everest expedition showing the journey from Darjeeling to Tibet, activities of the Tibetans, and the climb itself. The main aim of the 1922 expedition was to make the first ascent of Mount Everest. There are two attempts in May via the North Ridge. The first by Mallory, Morshead, Norton and Somervell is without oxygen and reaches 26,985ft. The second by Geoffrey Bruce and Finch reaches 27,300ft and sets a new altitude record. Captain Noel toured the world with this film, and whereever he went the picture was received enthusiastically. It was the first film of an Everest expedition, and the earliest documentary filmed in Tibet.

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