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The Other Side of the Mountain

Synopsis

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A new perspective on the first ascent of the world's highest mountain with John Hunt, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the surviving members of the 1953 British Everest Expedition, and Jan Morris who, as JAMES MORRIS of The Times, was responsible for the story breaking on the eve of Coronation Day.
Twenty-five years on, 'this brightest jewel of the Queen's Coronation' can be seen to have had unexpected repercussions at home and in the Himalayas.
Since 1953 nearly 60 people have reached the summit of Everest but Hillary and Tenzing remain the best-known climbers in the world. Introduced by Alfred Gregory of the original expedition.
Film editor TONY JACKSON
Produced by SELWYN RODERICK BBC Cymru/Wales.

Contributors

Unknown: John Hunt
Unknown: Edmund Hillary
Unknown: Tenzing Norgay
Unknown: Jan Morris
Unknown: James Morris
Introduced By: Alfred Gregory
Editor: Tony Jackson
Produced By: Selwyn Roderick






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