Filmography

John Hunt

31 films

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    A life of my choice DVD

    A life of my choice

    Gordon Brown (1999)

    A life of my choice is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Allison Chase in 1999 and produced by Outside Television. It features Edmund Hillary, Wilfred Thesiger, Peter Hillary, Alex Maitland, Elizabeth Edwards, June Mulgrew Hillary and others.

    USA / 47 min

    A life of my choice

    Gordon Brown, Allison Chase

    • 1999
    • USA
    • 47 min
    A life of my choice is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Allison Chase in 1999 and produced by Outside Television. It features Edmund Hillary, Wilfred Thesiger, Peter Hillary, Alex Maitland, Elizabeth Edwards, June Mulgrew Hillary and others.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Everest - Blood, sweat and tears

    Everest - Blood, sweat and tears

    Allen Jewhurst (1993)

    In this documentary first broadcast in 1993, Chris Bonington looks back at the first ever expeditions to conquer Mount Everest and the effect that the achievement of climbing the mountain had on climbing as a whole worldwide.

    UK / 51 min

    Everest - Blood, sweat and tears

    Allen Jewhurst

    • 1993
    • UK
    • 51 min
    In this documentary first broadcast in 1993, Chris Bonington looks back at the first ever expeditions to conquer Mount Everest and the effect that the achievement of climbing the mountain had on climbing as a whole worldwide.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Syr Charles Evans

    Syr Charles Evans

    (1997)

    Syr Charles Evans is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was produced in 1997 by S4/C. It features Charles Evans, Tom Bourdillon, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay and John Hunt.

    UK / 60 min

    Syr Charles Evans


    • 1997
    • UK
    • 60 min
    Syr Charles Evans is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was produced in 1997 by S4/C. It features Charles Evans, Tom Bourdillon, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay and John Hunt.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Grandes epopeyas en el Himalaya - Everest

    Grandes epopeyas en el Himalaya - Everest

    Fernando Guerra (2000)

    Grandes epopeyas en el Himalaya - Everest is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Sebastián Álvaro in 2000 and produced by RTVE. It is a part of the series De cero a 8000. 

    Spain / 26 min

    Grandes epopeyas en el Himalaya - Everest

    Fernando Guerra, Javier Ortega, Sebastián Álvaro

    • 2000
    • Spain
    • 26 min
    Grandes epopeyas en el Himalaya - Everest is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Sebastián Álvaro in 2000 and produced by RTVE. It is a part of the series De cero a 8000. 

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    La aventura en el siglo XX

    La aventura en el siglo XX

    Sebastián Álvaro (2000)

    La aventura en el siglo XX is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Nanga Parbat and Matterhorn. It was directed by Sebastián Álvaro in 2000 and produced by RTVE. It is a part of the series Al filo de lo imposible. It features Maurice Herzog, John Hunt, Ardito Desio, Reinhold Messner, Edmund Hillary, Andrew Irvine and others.

    Spain / 57 min

    La aventura en el siglo XX

    Sebastián Álvaro, Javier Montequi

    • 2000
    • Spain
    • 57 min
    La aventura en el siglo XX is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Nanga Parbat and Matterhorn. It was directed by Sebastián Álvaro in 2000 and produced by RTVE. It is a part of the series Al filo de lo imposible. It features Maurice Herzog, John Hunt, Ardito Desio, Reinhold Messner, Edmund Hillary, Andrew Irvine and others.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    El sentimiento de la montaña DVD

    El sentimiento de la montaña

    Sebastián Álvaro (2002)

    El sentimiento de la montaña is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Matterhorn and Everest. It was directed by Sebastián Álvaro in 2002 and produced by RTVE. It is a part of the series Al filo de lo imposible. It features Sebastián Álvaro, Juanito Oiarzabal, Eduardo Martínez de Pisón, Ferran Latorre, Juanjo San Sebastián, Reinhold Messner and others.

    Spain / 63 min

    El sentimiento de la montaña

    Sebastián Álvaro

    • 2002
    • Spain
    • 63 min
    El sentimiento de la montaña is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Matterhorn and Everest. It was directed by Sebastián Álvaro in 2002 and produced by RTVE. It is a part of the series Al filo de lo imposible. It features Sebastián Álvaro, Juanito Oiarzabal, Eduardo Martínez de Pisón, Ferran Latorre, Juanjo San Sebastián, Reinhold Messner and others.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Everest plus ten

    Everest plus ten

    (1963)

    Everest plus ten is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Snowdonia. It was produced in 1963 by BBC. It features Jack Longland, John Hunt and Tenzing Norgay.

    UK

    Everest plus ten


    • 1963
    • UK
    Everest plus ten is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Snowdonia. It was produced in 1963 by BBC. It features Jack Longland, John Hunt and Tenzing Norgay.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    The other side of the mountain

    The other side of the mountain

    Selwyn Roderick (1978)

    The other side of the mountain is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Selwyn Roderick in 1978 and produced by BBC. It features John Hunt, Alfred Gregory, Tenzing Norgay, Charles Wylie, George Lowe, Michael Ward and others.

    UK / 60 min

    The other side of the mountain

    The other side of the mountain

    Selwyn Roderick

    • 1978
    • UK
    • 60 min
    The other side of the mountain is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Selwyn Roderick in 1978 and produced by BBC. It features John Hunt, Alfred Gregory, Tenzing Norgay, Charles Wylie, George Lowe, Michael Ward and others.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Seven faces of Everest

    Seven faces of Everest

    Leanne Klein (1993)

    Using fascinating footage from the 1953 British expedition, 1960 Chinese expedition, 1975 Soutwest Face expedition, Wilson's solo attempt, 1982 Northeast Ridge expedition and others, this film explores nationalism, false summit claims, colonialism, personal fulfilment and loss.

    UK / 70 min

    Seven faces of Everest

    Leanne Klein

    • 1993
    • UK
    • 70 min
    Using fascinating footage from the 1953 British expedition, 1960 Chinese expedition, 1975 Soutwest Face expedition, Wilson's solo attempt, 1982 Northeast Ridge expedition and others, this film explores nationalism, false summit claims, colonialism, personal fulfilment and loss.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Sons of the mountaineers

    Peter Pilafian (1998)

    Sons of the mountaineers is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mount French. It was directed by Peter Pilafian in 1998 and produced by Environmental Recreation Group. It is a part of the series Anyplace wild. It features John Viehman, Peter Hillary and John Harlin III.

    USA / 26 min

    Sons of the mountaineers

    Peter Pilafian

    • 1998
    • USA
    • 26 min
    Sons of the mountaineers is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mount French. It was directed by Peter Pilafian in 1998 and produced by Environmental Recreation Group. It is a part of the series Anyplace wild. It features John Viehman, Peter Hillary and John Harlin III.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Beyond the edge Vod

    Beyond the edge

    Leanne Pooley (2013)

    A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

    New Zealand / 93 min

    Beyond the edge

    Leanne Pooley

    • 2013
    • New Zealand
    • 93 min
    A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

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

    Words of Everest

    Words of Everest

    Paul Copeland (2013)

    In 1953 Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay climbed their way into the history books when they conquered the summit of Mount Everest. But as the world commemorates their bravery, there remains a lingering controversy – were they beaten to it 30 years earlier by George Mallory’s doomed expedition? This Words Of... special traces both expeditions from their origins to the summit with readings from their private diary entries and personal letters. Extensive archive film footage and stylized abstract reconstruction bring their ordeals to life, revealing the sacrifices they made to the highest mountain in the world.

    UK / 46 min

    Words of Everest

    Paul Copeland

    • 2013
    • UK
    • 46 min
    In 1953 Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay climbed their way into the history books when they conquered the summit of Mount Everest. But as the world commemorates their bravery, there remains a lingering controversy – were they beaten to it 30 years earlier by George Mallory’s doomed expedition? This Words Of... special traces both expeditions from their origins to the summit with readings from their private diary entries and personal letters. Extensive archive film footage and stylized abstract reconstruction bring their ordeals to life, revealing the sacrifices they made to the highest mountain in the world.

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