The Conquest of Everest
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The Conquest of Everest
The Conquest of Everest
Directed by George Lowe
Produced by Leon Clore
John Taylor
Grahame Tharp
Written by Louis MacNeice (commentary)
Narrated by Meredith Edwards
Music by Arthur Benjamin
Cinematography George Lowe
J.B.L. Noel
Thomas Stobart
Edited by Adrian de Potier
Distributed by British Lion Film Corporation
Release date
7 December 1953 (1953-12-07)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
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

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 . 
  3. ^ "Alpha Video - The Conquest of Everest". Retrieved . 

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