Filmography

Michel Darbellay

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    L'ascension de la face nord du Petit Clocher du Portalet

    Michel Darbellay (1963)

    L'ascension de la face nord du Petit Clocher du Portalet is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Petit Clocher Du Portlaet. It was directed by Michel Darbellay in 1963 and produced by Michel Darbellay. It features Michel Vaucher and Michel Darbellay.

    Switzerland / 35 min

    L'ascension de la face nord du Petit Clocher du Portalet

    Michel Darbellay

    • 1963
    • Switzerland
    • 35 min
    L'ascension de la face nord du Petit Clocher du Portalet is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Petit Clocher Du Portlaet. It was directed by Michel Darbellay in 1963 and produced by Michel Darbellay. It features Michel Vaucher and Michel Darbellay.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Wallis

    Jürgen Gorter (1965)

    Wallis, 'Hot summer... fast pistes' shows different summer mountaineering activities in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. The documentary follows two skiers on their way to summer skiing. During their descent, they first meet Michel Darbellay, the single conqueror of the Eiger North Face, rock climbing a sharp needle. Later on the descent, they meet a roped couple ascending snow slopes with crampons. The film ends with the skiers arriving at the village where they taste raclette and white wine and are entertained with a demonstration of traditional regional dances.

    Germany / 20 min

    Wallis

    Jürgen Gorter

    • 1965
    • Germany
    • 20 min
    Wallis, 'Hot summer... fast pistes' shows different summer mountaineering activities in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. The documentary follows two skiers on their way to summer skiing. During their descent, they first meet Michel Darbellay, the single conqueror of the Eiger North Face, rock climbing a sharp needle. Later on the descent, they meet a roped couple ascending snow slopes with crampons. The film ends with the skiers arriving at the village where they taste raclette and white wine and are entertained with a demonstration of traditional regional dances.

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  • Documentary / Live Broadcast

    Le Cervin en direct

    Walter Pluess (1965)

    A climb to mark the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of the Matterhorn, live on TV. The programme, a coproduction of the Swiss, French, Italian and British televisions, was shown throughout Europe, in the United States and in Japan in a series of 5 broadcasts between 8 and 16h. This film, by the Swiss television, is a summary of the live broadcasts in a in a single program. Ian McNaught-Davis roped with the guide Heinrich Taugwalder and Jean Juge with Robert Bichler narrate the ascent while they climb by the original Whymper route. They follow the progression of Michel Darbellay and Hilti von Allmen who climb the north face by the Schmidt route. The program ends when all the teams meet at the summit.

    Switzerland / 31 min

    Le Cervin en direct

    Walter Pluess

    • 1965
    • Switzerland
    • 31 min
    A climb to mark the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of the Matterhorn, live on TV. The programme, a coproduction of the Swiss, French, Italian and British televisions, was shown throughout Europe, in the United States and in Japan in a series of 5 broadcasts between 8 and 16h. This film, by the Swiss television, is a summary of the live broadcasts in a in a single program. Ian McNaught-Davis roped with the guide Heinrich Taugwalder and Jean Juge with Robert Bichler narrate the ascent while they climb by the original Whymper route. They follow the progression of Michel Darbellay and Hilti von Allmen who climb the north face by the Schmidt route. The program ends when all the teams meet at the summit.

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  • Documentary / Live Broadcast

    En direct du Cervin Vod

    En direct du Cervin

    (1965)

    A climb to mark the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of the Matterhorn, live on TV. The programme, a coproduction of the Swiss, French, Italian and British televisions, was shown throughout Europe, in the United States and in Japan in a series of 5 broadcasts between 8 and 16h. This film is the reedited version by the french televison of all the broadcasts in a single program. Ian McNaught-Davis roped with the guide Heinrich Taugwalder and Jean Juge with Robert Bichler narrate the ascent while they climb by the original Whymper route. They follow the progression of Michel Darbellay and Hilti von Allmen who climb the north face by the Schmidt route. All them meet at the summit. Michel Vaucher, Yvette Vaucher and Othmar Kronig who were also ascending the north face are interviewed, and the program ends with the television teams descending the mountain. Ettore Bich and Paul Etter were ascended by the italian side.

    France, Italy, Switzerland, UK / 43 min

    En direct du Cervin


    • 1965
    • France, Italy, Switzerland, UK
    • 43 min
    A climb to mark the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of the Matterhorn, live on TV. The programme, a coproduction of the Swiss, French, Italian and British televisions, was shown throughout Europe, in the United States and in Japan in a series of 5 broadcasts between 8 and 16h. This film is the reedited version by the french televison of all the broadcasts in a single program. Ian McNaught-Davis roped with the guide Heinrich Taugwalder and Jean Juge with Robert Bichler narrate the ascent while they climb by the original Whymper route. They follow the progression of Michel Darbellay and Hilti von Allmen who climb the north face by the Schmidt route. All them meet at the summit. Michel Vaucher, Yvette Vaucher and Othmar Kronig who were also ascending the north face are interviewed, and the program ends with the television teams descending the mountain. Ettore Bich and Paul Etter were ascended by the italian side.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Les Amants des Drus DVD

    Les Amants des Drus

    Bertrand Delapierre (2006)

    Les Amants des Drus is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Les Drus and El Capitan. It was directed by Bertrand Delapierre in 2007 and produced by Seven Doc. It features Christophe Dumarest, Guillaume Avrisiani, Philippe Batoux, Guido Magnone, Catherine Destivelle, Christophe Profit and others.

    France / 52 min

    Les Amants des Drus

    Bertrand Delapierre

    • 2006
    • France
    • 52 min
    Les Amants des Drus is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Les Drus and El Capitan. It was directed by Bertrand Delapierre in 2007 and produced by Seven Doc. It features Christophe Dumarest, Guillaume Avrisiani, Philippe Batoux, Guido Magnone, Catherine Destivelle, Christophe Profit and others.

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    DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Libérez le Portalet!

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz (2004)

    Libérez le Portalet! is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Petit Clocher Du Portlaet. It was directed by Pierre-Antoine Hiroz in 2004 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Simon Anthamatten, Didier Berthod, Michel Vaucher, Michel Darbellay and Pierre-Antoine Hiroz.

    Switzerland / 20 min

    Libérez le Portalet!

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz

    • 2004
    • Switzerland
    • 20 min
    Libérez le Portalet! is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Petit Clocher Du Portlaet. It was directed by Pierre-Antoine Hiroz in 2004 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Simon Anthamatten, Didier Berthod, Michel Vaucher, Michel Darbellay and Pierre-Antoine Hiroz.

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