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Filmography

Pathé

    • France 
    • B/W sound
    • 106 min 

    For many years, Jean Servettaz has worked as a mountain guide in Chamonix but, too aware of the risks of his profession, he gives this up so that he can run a guest house for tourists. He intends that his son Pierre will follow his example and become a hotelier but Pierre is too in love with the mountains to even consider such an idea. A head injury sustained in a climbing accident puts paid to Pierre's dreams of becoming a guide. Afflicted with vertigo, he leaves for Paris and works as a receptionist in a luxury hotel. It isn't long before Pierre is drawn back to the snow-capped mountains and, with the help of his fiancée Alice he makes another attempt to overcome his fear of heights. When his father is caught in a thunderstorm whilst taking a tourist across a hazardous stretch of the mountains Pierre has a chance to prove himself...


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    Drama

    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

    • France 
    • B/W sound
    • 25 min 

    30 Jours au-dessus des nuages is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Aiguille Verte and Aiguille Du Grépon. It was directed by Constantin Brive in 1942 and produced by Pathé. It features Rolande Gilson, Jacques Labeyrie, Jacques Oudart and Marcel Bavoillot.


    Documentary

    • Subgenre

      Climbing Journal
    • About

    • USA 
    • B/W sound
    • 8 min 

    Sportscopes, the 1947 RKO-Pathe sports highlights short produced by Jay Bonafield and featuring vintage scenes of a downhill skier, football players tackling, boxers, horseracing jockeys, Marlin fishing, and a high-diver.


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    Documentary

    • France 
    • B/W silent
    • 13 min 

    L'ascension du Mont Blanc is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mont Blanc. It was produced in 1907  by Pathé.


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    Documentary

    • Subgenre

      Climbing Journal
    • About

    • France 
    • B/W silent
    • 5 min 

    L'equipement d'un alpiniste is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Dent Du Requin and Glacier Du Géant. It was produced in 1920s  by Pathé.


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    Documentary

    • UK 
    • B/W silent
    •  

    Pathe review - Napes Needle is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Napes Needle. It was directed by George Abraham in 1915 and produced by Pathé. It features George Abraham and Ashley Abraham.


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    Documentary

    • USA 
    • B/W sound
    • 9 min 

    Ice climbers 1956 poster a.jpg

    Documentary

    • Subgenre

      Climbing Journal
    • About

    • France 
    • Color
    • 32 min 

    Anatomie dune premiere 1966 poster a2.jpg
    • UK / USA 
    • Color
    • 93 min 

    A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.


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    Drama

    • France 
    • Color
    •  

    Documentary

Found films (17)

Original title Year Dir / Prod Locations Genres
Picture Film data Locations
Premier de cordée 1944 Louis Daquin, Pathé Les Drus, Brévent, Aiguille Verte Drama
Premier de cordée Les Drus
Brévent
Aiguille Verte
30 Jours au-dessus des nuages 1942 Constantin Brive, Pathé Mont Blanc, Aiguille Verte, Aiguille du Grépon Documentary
30 Jours au-dessus des nuages Mont Blanc
Aiguille Verte
Aiguille du ...
College climbers 1947 Joseph Walsh, Pathé, RKO Gothic Mountain Documentary
College climbers Gothic Mountain
L'ascension du Mont Blanc 1907 Pathé Mont Blanc Documentary
L'ascension du Mont Blanc Mont Blanc
L'equipement d'un alpiniste 1920 Pathé Dent du Requin, Glacier du Géant Documentary
L'equipement d'un alpiniste Dent du Requin
Glacier du G...
Pathe review - Napes Needle 1915 Ashley Abraham, George Abraham, Pathé Napes Needle Documentary
Pathe review - Napes Needle Napes Needle
Ice climbers 1956 Pathé, RKO Grossglockner Documentary
Ice climbers Grossglockner
Anatomie d'une première 1966 Jacques Ertaud, ORTF, Pathé Garet el Djenoun Documentary
Anatomie d'une première Garet el Dje...
127 hours 2010 Danny Boyle, Everest Entertainment, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Pathé Blue John Canyon Drama
127 hours Blue John Ca...
Le Mont-Blanc 1963 Max Gérard, Pathé Mont Blanc Documentary
Le Mont-Blanc Mont Blanc