Filmography

Robert Redford

4 films

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Free Climb - Long version

    Robert Godfrey (1978)

    A classic film about the first free ascent of Half Dome in Yosemite, narrated by Robert Redford. This is the incredible story of two experienced rock climbers' attempt to free climb the 2,000-foot high vertical face of Half Dome in Yosemite Valley, California in 1976. The two climbers are Art Higbie and Jim Erickson. There are two versions of the film. This long version is a rarity. It is 18 minutes longer and tells the story in more detail than the 30 minutes commercial version.

    USA / 48 min

    Free Climb - Long version

    Robert Godfrey

    • 1978
    • USA
    • 48 min
    A classic film about the first free ascent of Half Dome in Yosemite, narrated by Robert Redford. This is the incredible story of two experienced rock climbers' attempt to free climb the 2,000-foot high vertical face of Half Dome in Yosemite Valley, California in 1976. The two climbers are Art Higbie and Jim Erickson. There are two versions of the film. This long version is a rarity. It is 18 minutes longer and tells the story in more detail than the 30 minutes commercial version.

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    Watch Free
  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Everest North Wall

    Laszlo Pal (1982)

    Everest North Wall is a documentary about expedition that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Laszlo Pal in 1982 and produced by Pal Productions. It features Lou Whittaker, Jim Wickwire, Phil Ershler, Eric Simonson, Larry Nielson, George Dunn and others.

    USA / 57 min

    Everest North Wall

    Laszlo Pal

    • 1982
    • USA
    • 57 min
    Everest North Wall is a documentary about expedition that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Laszlo Pal in 1982 and produced by Pal Productions. It features Lou Whittaker, Jim Wickwire, Phil Ershler, Eric Simonson, Larry Nielson, George Dunn and others.

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    Watch Free DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Free Climb Vod

    Free Climb

    Robert Godfrey (1978)

    The film tells the story of two mountaineers from Boulder, Jim Erickson and Art Higbee, who tried to climb the 2200 foot vertical face of the Half Dome in the Yosemite vally, California, without ropes, an extreme climb. After several unsuccessful attempts made between 1971 and 1977, the two alpinists tried to "free climb" - i.e. ropes and equipments were used only as a safety mesure - once again, and were unexpectedly successful.

    USA / 29 min

    Free Climb

    Robert Godfrey

    • 1978
    • USA
    • 29 min
    The film tells the story of two mountaineers from Boulder, Jim Erickson and Art Higbee, who tried to climb the 2200 foot vertical face of the Half Dome in the Yosemite vally, California, without ropes, an extreme climb. After several unsuccessful attempts made between 1971 and 1977, the two alpinists tried to "free climb" - i.e. ropes and equipments were used only as a safety mesure - once again, and were unexpectedly successful.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    Video on Demand
  • 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.

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    DVD / BLU-RAY

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