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Luis Gerold

    • UK 
    • B/W sound
    • 76 min 

    A dramatization of the true competition between an English team and an Italian team of "Alpinists" who race to be the first to climb the Matterhorn.  The English team, or actually the non-Italian team, since it had Swiss guides and a Scottsman, was first to the top.  Disaster struck on the descent, however, and four of their party were killed.



    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 95 min 

    Mountaineering drama based on the novel by Carl Haensel: The Italian Carrel and the Englishman Whymper compete for the first ascent of the Matterhorn. Whymper's first group reached the summit, but his companions rush off on the way back, and Whymper is alleged that he had to save himself, cut the rope. Since the loser Carrel rises again on the Matterhorn, is the rope that torn, not cut, and Whymper proves innocence.

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    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 93 min 

    Constance, the young widow of a wealthy American who gets a love letter from the Engadine, signed by the famous guide Toni Anewater she had met during a holiday in the previous year. Constanze and her friend Dorothy therefore go to Switzerland for winter sports.

    But identical love letters to other vemögende ladies in London, Paris and Rome on the way, all written by an enterprising owner! Only mountain guide Toni himself knows nothing of the letters look just wonder about the amorous glances throw him the ladies of his Skilehrgangs ...

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    • Germany / USA 
    • B/W sound
    • 102 min 

    Story of the trials and tribulations of a German who emigrates to the US during the Great Depression.

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    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

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

    While Dimai with his men defended the Dolomites Col Alto, Franchini has been ordered to take the hill. The Italians try to blow up the Col Alto in the air, but Dimai manages to save his comrades and to keep the mountain. When the war is over, and Franchini Dimai meet again. Their friendship has survived the war.

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