Filmography

James Ramsey Ullman

4 films

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  • Drama / Adventure

    Third man on the mountain Vod

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin (1959)

    Rudi is a kitchen worker determined to conquer the Citadel -the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber and the youth's devoted girlfriend, Rudi goes through a grueling training period before hi is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. The story is slightly inspired by the figure of Edward Wymper and by story of the conquest of the Matterhorn.

    USA / 105 min

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin

    • 1959
    • USA
    • 105 min
    Rudi is a kitchen worker determined to conquer the Citadel -the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber and the youth's devoted girlfriend, Rudi goes through a grueling training period before hi is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. The story is slightly inspired by the figure of Edward Wymper and by story of the conquest of the Matterhorn.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand
  • Documentary / Historical

    High and hallowed - Everest 1963 Vod

    High and hallowed - Everest 1963

    Jake Norton (2013)

    High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.

    USA / 48 min

    High and hallowed - Everest 1963

    Jake Norton, David Morton, Jim Aikman

    • 2013
    • USA
    • 48 min
    High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    Video on Demand
  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Americans on Everest Vod

    Americans on Everest

    Norman Dyhrenfurth (1965)

    In 1963, Swiss climber Norman Dyhrenfurth began 'a little war against a big mountain.' Leading 19 Americans, 32 Sherpas, and 909 porters carrying 27 tons of gear, Dyhrenfurth spearheaded the highly successful 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition for his adopted country. Jim Whittaker, accompanied by Nawang Gombu Sherpa made the first ascent by the Hillary-Tensing route. On May 22, Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld made the first ascent by the unclimbed West Ridge. They descended by the South Col, making the first traverse of Everest. Orson Welles narrates the spectacular record, and the film includes the first ever filmed images from the summit.

    USA / 48 min

    Americans on Everest

    Norman Dyhrenfurth

    • 1965
    • USA
    • 48 min
    In 1963, Swiss climber Norman Dyhrenfurth began 'a little war against a big mountain.' Leading 19 Americans, 32 Sherpas, and 909 porters carrying 27 tons of gear, Dyhrenfurth spearheaded the highly successful 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition for his adopted country. Jim Whittaker, accompanied by Nawang Gombu Sherpa made the first ascent by the Hillary-Tensing route. On May 22, Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld made the first ascent by the unclimbed West Ridge. They descended by the South Col, making the first traverse of Everest. Orson Welles narrates the spectacular record, and the film includes the first ever filmed images from the summit.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand
  • Drama / Adventure

    The white tower DVD

    The white tower

    Ted Tetzlaff (1950)

    The White Tower, a Matterhorn-like mountain in the Swiss Alps, has never been climbed. Carla Alten's father, a famous mountaineer, died in a long-ago attempt. Now, Carla, determined to fulfill her father's dream, has assembled an unusual climbing party to tackle the nearly-impossible ascent.

    USA / 92 min

    The white tower

    Ted Tetzlaff

    • 1950
    • USA
    • 92 min
    The White Tower, a Matterhorn-like mountain in the Swiss Alps, has never been climbed. Carla Alten's father, a famous mountaineer, died in a long-ago attempt. Now, Carla, determined to fulfill her father's dream, has assembled an unusual climbing party to tackle the nearly-impossible ascent.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY

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