Filmography

Othmar Kronig

3 films

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Seine Hoheit

    Seine Hoheit

    Eugen Beck (1973)

    Guides from Valtournanche and Zermatt present the ridges and walls of the Matterhorn. We watch north wall climbers practising on Mont Salève. A film by Eugen Beck with Ettore Bich, Michel Vaucher, Yvette Vaucher, Othmar Kronig, Gottfried Perren and Elias Julen.

    Switzerland / 17 min

    Seine Hoheit

    Eugen Beck

    • 1973
    • Switzerland
    • 17 min
    Guides from Valtournanche and Zermatt present the ridges and walls of the Matterhorn. We watch north wall climbers practising on Mont Salève. A film by Eugen Beck with Ettore Bich, Michel Vaucher, Yvette Vaucher, Othmar Kronig, Gottfried Perren and Elias Julen.

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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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    Video on Demand
  • Documentary / Historical

    Tatort Matterhorn

    Tilman Remme (2015)

    The Matterhorn. An invincible mountain - until 150 years ago. It all changed on the 14th July 1865, when two mountaineer groups raced to the top, wanting to be the first to reach the peak of the majestic mountain. The British-Swiss team were victorious. But the triumph soon turned into tragedy. During the descent, four mountaineers tragically died. But was it an unfortunate accident, or sabotage? Or even murder?
    The documentary «Tatort Matterhorn» - produced by the Swiss television channel SRF - tries to solve the case that led to the dramatic happenings on the Swiss Alps.

    Germany / 87 min

    Tatort Matterhorn

    Tilman Remme, Gieri Venzin

    • 2015
    • Germany
    • 87 min
    The Matterhorn. An invincible mountain - until 150 years ago. It all changed on the 14th July 1865, when two mountaineer groups raced to the top, wanting to be the first to reach the peak of the majestic mountain. The British-Swiss team were victorious. But the triumph soon turned into tragedy. During the descent, four mountaineers tragically died. But was it an unfortunate accident, or sabotage? Or even murder?
    The documentary «Tatort Matterhorn» - produced by the Swiss television channel SRF - tries to solve the case that led to the dramatic happenings on the Swiss Alps.

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