The Conquest of Everest

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The Conquest of Everest
Directed byGeorge Lowe
Produced byLeon Clore
John Taylor
Grahame Tharp
Written byLouis MacNeice (commentary)
Narrated byMeredith Edwards
Music byArthur Benjamin
CinematographyGeorge Lowe
J.B.L. Noel
Thomas Stobart
Edited byAdrian de Potier
Countryman Films
Group 3
Distributed byBritish Lion Film Corporation
Release date
7 December 1953 (1953-12-07)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office£158,584 (UK)[1]

The Conquest of Everest is a 1953 British documentary film directed by George Lowe about various expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2]

DVD release[edit]

The Conquest of Everest was released on Region 0 DVD-R by Alpha Video on 28 January 2014.[3]


  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p501
  2. ^ "The Conquest of Everest". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-08.
  3. ^ "Alpha Video - The Conquest of Everest". Retrieved 2014-01-30.

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