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Surrender to Everest


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Narrated by Paul Scofield
One of the most highly praised documentaries of 1971: 'A brilliant, a candid, often icily beautiful, always humanely dramatic film,' said The Daily Telegraph.
Twenty-four climbers from 12 different countries tackled the highest mountain by its two most difficult routes.
When the attempt was eventually called off, seven of the climbers had walked out, 11 had been sent home with severe illness, and one - Major Harsh Bahuguna - was dead.
Film editor PHILIP SHAW
Associate producer NED KELLY


Unknown: Paul Scofield
Editor: Philip Shaw
Unknown: John Cleare
Unknown: Ian Stuart
Unknown: Jerzy Surdel
Unknown: Arthur Chesterman
Unknown: Ian Howell
Unknown: Bill Kurban
Producer: Ned Kelly
Producer: Antony Thomas

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