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The Conquest of Everest Blu-ray Unboxing

One of the most incredible adventure documentaries, 1953’s Oscar®-nominated The Conquest of Everest is a richly compelling and surprisingly moving study of a historic expedition to Everest’s summit. Shot in glorious Technicolor, the film looks magnificent on StudioCanal’s new Blu-ray release as part of their Vintage Classics line. This is a must-own for fans of the documentary genre, and those with an adventurous itch.

SYNOPSIS

In celebration of the film’s 70th anniversary, a brand new restoration of Oscar®-nominated and BAFTA winner for Best Documentary Feature, THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST. This is the inspiring story of mans’ first conquest of the world’s highest mountain. Made in 1953, the film documents the breath-taking ascent of Everest by Hunt, Hillary, Tenzing et al, directed by fellow expedition member George Lowe. 

EXTRAS

  • British Entertainment History Project Interview with producer John Taylor (1988)
  • The Conquest of Everest Premiere (1953)

 

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