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Filmography

Arnold Fanck

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 87 min 

    After a mountaineer is killed attempting to climb a difficult mountain, his son dreams of conquering the peak that has defeated his father. But his mother makes him promise never to attempt it. Events eventually force her to release him from the promise, and he ascends the mountain successfully.


    Der Berg des Schicksals 1924 poster aa.jpg

    Drama

    • France / Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 78 min 

    Rêve éternel is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Mont Blanc. It was directed by Henri Chomette in 1934 and produced by Cine-Allianz Tonfilm. It features Sepp Rist, Brigitte Horney, Jeanne de Carol, Georges Colin, Pierre Piérade, Pierre Provins and others.


    Reve eternel 1934 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 94 min 

    The film is about a man who works alone at the Mont Blanc weather station gathering data. His only contact with the world below is via Morse code signals. He is joined by a woman friend, who helps him survive a terrible storm over the mountain. Filmed on location in Arosa, Switzerland, Babelsberg Observatory in Potsdam, Germany, and Mont-Blanc in Chamonix, France, the film is notable for its mountain footage.


    Sturme uber dem Montblanc 1930 poster b.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 150 min 

    Mount Doom Piz Palu: Here loses Dr. Krafft in an accident his wife Mary. Since then he wanders restlessly over the mountain. Ten years later he appears in a remote mountain cabin at the engagement party of a young couple named John and Mary. Spurred by the project, a group of students wants to climb the summit Krafft. Hans and Mary, to follow him. But the students are buried by an avalanche, Hans falls almost off, and Krafft seriously injured by a falling block of ice. The three climbers must spend the night in the freezing cold. Maria Krafft is his jacket. The next day, John and Mary be saved, Krafft is frozen.


    Die weisse holle vom Piz Palu 1929 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 112 min 

    Der grosse sprung is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Dolomites. It was directed by Arnold Fanck in 1927 and produced by UFA. It features Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Hans Schneeberger, Paul Graetz and Walter Riml.


    Der Grosse Sprung 1927 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 106 min 

    Two friends fall in love with the dancer Diotima. While climbing in the mountains, they got into a fight and the younger man falls over a ledge. The older it can just hold still, but no longer pull. A snow storm draws on, and the older friend sees a hallucination and Diotima in a world of ice in front of an altar occur. He wants to go on it, but it actually crashes and his friend to death. Organised by Diotima rescue team comes too late.


    Der heilige berg 1926 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 80 min 

    Der könig vom MontBlanc is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Mont Blanc. It was directed by Arnold Fanck in 1934 and produced by Cine-Allianz Tonfilm. It features Sepp Rist, Brigitte Horney, Ernst Nansen, Eduard von Winterstein, Helene Fehdmer, Friedrich Kayßler and others.


    Der Konig vom MontBlanc 1934 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 10 min 

    4628 Meter hoch auf skiern is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Monte Rosa. It was directed by Sepp Allgeier in 1913 and produced by Express-Film. It features Arnold Fanck and Hans Rhode.


    4628 Meter hoch auf Skiern 1913 poster a.jpg

    Documentary

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 70 min 

    Im kampf mit dem berge - In sturm und eis is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Lyskamm. It was directed by Arnold Fanck in 1921 and produced by Berg-Und Sportfilm. It features Hannes Schneider and Ilse Rohde.


    Im kampf mit dem berge - In sturm und eis 1921 poster a.jpg

    Documentary

    • Subgenre

      Climbing Journal
    • About

    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 20 min 

    Kampf um den berg is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Lyskamm. It was directed by Arnold Fanck in 1941 and produced by UFA. It features Hannes Schneider and Ilse Rohde.


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    Documentary

    • Subgenre

      Climbing Journal
    • About

Found films (15)

Original title Year Dir / Prod Locations Genres
Picture Film data Locations
Der berg des schicksals 1924 Arnold Fanck, Berg-Und Sportfilm Dolomites Drama
Der berg des schicksals Dolomites
Rêve éternel 1934 Arnold Fanck, Henri Chomette, Cine-Allianz Tonfilm Mont Blanc Drama
Rêve éternel Mont Blanc
Stürme uber dem Montblanc Sturme uber dem Montblanc 1930 Arnold Fanck, Aafa-Film AG Mont Blanc Drama
Stürme uber dem Montblanc Sturme uber dem Montblanc Mont Blanc
Die weisse hölle vom Piz Palü Die weisse hölle vom Piz Palu 1929 Arnold Fanck, Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Sokal-Film Piz Palü Drama
Die weisse hölle vom Piz Palü Die weisse hölle vom Piz Palu Piz Palü
Der grosse sprung 1927 Arnold Fanck, UFA Dolomites Drama
Der grosse sprung Dolomites
Der heilige berg 1926 Arnold Fanck, UFA Pennine Alps Drama
Der heilige berg Pennine Alps
Der könig vom MontBlanc 1934 Arnold Fanck, Henri Chomette, Cine-Allianz Tonfilm Mont Blanc Drama
Der könig vom MontBlanc Mont Blanc
4628 Meter hoch auf skiern 1913 Sepp Allgeier, Express-Film Monte Rosa Documentary
4628 Meter hoch auf skiern Monte Rosa
Im kampf mit dem berge - In sturm und eis 1921 Arnold Fanck, Berg-Und Sportfilm Lyskamm Documentary
Im kampf mit dem berge - In sturm und eis Lyskamm
Kampf um den berg 1941 Arnold Fanck, UFA Lyskamm Documentary
Kampf um den berg Lyskamm