Filmography

Laverne Woods

2 films

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    Tempting fate DVD

    Tempting fate

    Maria Zone (1997)

    The second episode of the 2 part series 'Everest: Mountain of dreams, mountain of doom', explores the triumphant (and tragic) expeditions of the modern era and takes an in-depth view of the terrible events of 1996, the deadliest year in the history of Mount Everest. From George Mallory to the 1996 tragedy, the series explores the major personalities and expeditions covering an 80-year span. The first episode, titled 'The Quest', includes the incredible stories of the early climbers, including George Leigh Mallory and Sir Edmund Hillary's legendary summit climb, and much more. 

    USA / 53 min

    Tempting fate

    Maria Zone

    • 1997
    • USA
    • 53 min
    The second episode of the 2 part series 'Everest: Mountain of dreams, mountain of doom', explores the triumphant (and tragic) expeditions of the modern era and takes an in-depth view of the terrible events of 1996, the deadliest year in the history of Mount Everest. From George Mallory to the 1996 tragedy, the series explores the major personalities and expeditions covering an 80-year span. The first episode, titled 'The Quest', includes the incredible stories of the early climbers, including George Leigh Mallory and Sir Edmund Hillary's legendary summit climb, and much more. 

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Three flags over Everest DVD

    Three flags over Everest

    Laszlo Pal (1990)

    Jim Whittaker leads USA-China-Russian team to the top of Everest during Cold War. This exhilarating documentary covers the record breaking expedition of the 1990 Mt. Everest International Peace Climb. The team includes climbers from China, the Soviet Union and the United States, led by Jim Whittaker, the first American to have reached the summit of the mountain in 1963. The film captures the high altitude experience, where ideals of world peace and cooperation overcome frigid conditions, medical emergencies, language barriers and cultural differences. This story celebrates these differences and the understanding people reach through striving for a common goal. Narrated by Robert Redford.

    USA / 58 min

    Three flags over Everest

    Laszlo Pal

    • 1990
    • USA
    • 58 min
    Jim Whittaker leads USA-China-Russian team to the top of Everest during Cold War. This exhilarating documentary covers the record breaking expedition of the 1990 Mt. Everest International Peace Climb. The team includes climbers from China, the Soviet Union and the United States, led by Jim Whittaker, the first American to have reached the summit of the mountain in 1963. The film captures the high altitude experience, where ideals of world peace and cooperation overcome frigid conditions, medical emergencies, language barriers and cultural differences. This story celebrates these differences and the understanding people reach through striving for a common goal. Narrated by Robert Redford.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY

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