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Filmography

Luis Trenker

    • 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.


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    Drama

    • France 
    • B/W sound
    • 70 min 

    Les chevaliers de la montagne is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Pennine Alps. It was directed by Mario Bonnard in 1930 and produced by Les Films Marcel Vandal et Charles Delac. It features Yvette Beschoff, Marie Glory, Jim Gérald, Pierre Magnier, Jeanne Méa, Luis Trenker and others.


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    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 82 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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    Drama

    • France 
    • B/W sound
    • 102 min 

    Luis Trenker's debut as a director: Florian Dimai The Austrians and the Italians Count Arthur Franchini, both guides are good friends for years. When Italy enters 1915 in the First World War, the two meet each other as enemies.


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    Drama

    • USA 
    • B/W sound
    • 81 min 

    The doomed battalion is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Torre Fanes and Col Alto. It was directed by Cyril Gardner in 1932 and produced by Universal Pictures. It features Luis Trenker, Tala Birell, Albert Conti, Victor Varconi, Henry Armetta, Gustav von Seyffertitz and others.


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    Drama

    • Austria / Italy 
    • B/W sound
    • 75 min 

    This dram features two Hollanders that manage to climb a cursed mountain and when they make it others decide to follow.


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    Drama

    • Germany / Italy 
    • B/W sound
    • 95 min 

    Duell in den bergen is a drama about rock climbing that takes place in Dolomites. It was directed by Luis Trenker in 1950 and produced by Gallo Film. It features Amadeo Nazzari, Luis Trenker, Marianne Hold, Margarete Genske, Gabriele Ferzetti, Luigi Pavese and others.


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    Drama

    • Italy / Germany 
    • Color
    • 87 min 

    Plain-looking Giovanni Testa can barely support his family from his artisan wharf. Angelic son Carlito is the meat in the sandwich when Giovanni's sexy wife Teresa bitterly compares him to his wealthy brother, ruthless businessman Enzo. Although innocent, Giovanni flees under the assumed name Guglielmo Razoni when Enzo is murdered just after they had a loud row when he asked in vain for a loan. Giovanni starts a new life as construction worker on a dam in the Dolomites, but gets entangled in more love and crime drama, while an old rival makes a move on Teresa.


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    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 88 min 

    A Tyrolean mountain guide discovers that a tourist who was supposedly killed in a glacier was involved in insurance fraud, then comes under suspicion himself.


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    Drama

    • 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.


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    Drama

Found films (31)

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
Les chevaliers de la montagne 1930 Mario Bonnard, Les Films Marcel Vandal et Charles Delac Pennine Alps Drama
Les chevaliers de la montagne Pennine Alps
Der kampf ums Matterhorn 1928 Mario Bonnard, Nunzio Malasomma, Hom-Film Matterhorn Drama
Der kampf ums Matterhorn Matterhorn
Les monts en flammes 1931 Luis Trenker, Joë Hamman, Les Films Marcel Vandal et Charles Delac Torre Fanes, Col Alto Drama
Les monts en flammes Torre Fanes
Col Alto
The doomed battalion 1932 Cyril Gardner, Universal Pictures Torre Fanes, Col Alto Drama
The doomed battalion Torre Fanes
Col Alto
Im banne des Monte Miracolo 1945 Luis Trenker, Società Italiana Cines, Tirol-Film Pennine Alps Drama
Im banne des Monte Miracolo Pennine Alps
Duell in den bergen 1950 Luis Trenker, Gallo Film, Finanziamento Industrie Cinematografiche (SAFIC) Dolomites Drama
Duell in den bergen Dolomites
Flucht in die dolomiten 1955 Luis Trenker, Primus Film, Mailand, Bardo Film Dolomites Drama
Flucht in die dolomiten Dolomites
Der sohn der weissen berge 1930 Luis Trenker, Mario Bonnard, Itala-Film Pennine Alps Drama
Der sohn der weissen berge Pennine Alps
The Challenge 1938 Luis Trenker, Milton Rosmer, London Films Matterhorn Drama
The Challenge Matterhorn