Filmography

Jean Buzio

4 films

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Uomini sull'Everest

    Norman Dyhrenfurth (1954)

    Alternative version of the film Mount Everest 1952, the official record of the swiss expeditions to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions. The film also records a second Swiss expedition in the autumn of 1952, after the monsoon, the first serious attempt to climb Everest at that time of year.

    Switzerland / 44 min

    Uomini sull'Everest

    Norman Dyhrenfurth, André Roch

    • 1954
    • Switzerland
    • 44 min
    Alternative version of the film Mount Everest 1952, the official record of the swiss expeditions to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions. The film also records a second Swiss expedition in the autumn of 1952, after the monsoon, the first serious attempt to climb Everest at that time of year.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    La moitié de la gloire

    Alex Mayenfisch (1995)

    La moitié de la gloire is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Alex Mayenfisch in 1995 and produced by Climage. It features Raymond Lambert, Ernest Hofstetter, André Roch, Jean-Jacques Asper, Léon Flory, Augustin Lombard and others.

    Switzerland / 45 min

    La moitié de la gloire

    Alex Mayenfisch

    • 1995
    • Switzerland
    • 45 min
    La moitié de la gloire is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Alex Mayenfisch in 1995 and produced by Climage. It features Raymond Lambert, Ernest Hofstetter, André Roch, Jean-Jacques Asper, Léon Flory, Augustin Lombard and others.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Mount Everest 1952

    Mount Everest 1952

    Victor Borel (1952)

    Record of the swiss expeditions to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions. The film also records a second Swiss expedition in the autumn of 1952, after the monsoon, the first serious attempt to climb Everest at that time of year. A party including Lambert, Tenzing and others made it to the South Col, but was forced back by extremely cold weather after reaching an altitude of 8,100 metres (26,575 ft).

    Switzerland / 67 min

    Mount Everest 1952

    Victor Borel, Heinrich Fueter

    • 1952
    • Switzerland
    • 67 min
    Record of the swiss expeditions to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions. The film also records a second Swiss expedition in the autumn of 1952, after the monsoon, the first serious attempt to climb Everest at that time of year. A party including Lambert, Tenzing and others made it to the South Col, but was forced back by extremely cold weather after reaching an altitude of 8,100 metres (26,575 ft).

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Man against Mount Everest

    Heinrich Fueter (1954)

    Short version of Mount Everest 1952, released in black and white by Castle Films for the domestic market. The film records the swiss expedition which attempted to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions.

    USA / 9 min

    Man against Mount Everest

    Heinrich Fueter

    • 1954
    • USA
    • 9 min
    Short version of Mount Everest 1952, released in black and white by Castle Films for the domestic market. The film records the swiss expedition which attempted to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

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