National Geographic: Surviving Everest

National Geographic: Surviving Everest

Cast: John J. Flynn Jr., Richard Kiley, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay

     
 

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This three-part "Collector's Edition" details the struggle and beauty of climbing the world's tallest mountain. The first part, "Surviving Everest," is an interview video-montage of several of the adventurers who have successfully reached the peak of Everest. The second part, "Return to Everest" is a retrospective of Sir Edmund Hillary (the first man to reach the

Overview

This three-part "Collector's Edition" details the struggle and beauty of climbing the world's tallest mountain. The first part, "Surviving Everest," is an interview video-montage of several of the adventurers who have successfully reached the peak of Everest. The second part, "Return to Everest" is a retrospective of Sir Edmund Hillary (the first man to reach the summit) and his relationship with the mountain and the Sherpa people who live in the foothills. The third and final segment is an interview with Sir Edmund Hillary, with questions on his historic climb and his feelings on his success. ~ Ed Atkinson

Product Details

Release Date:
07/28/2009
UPC:
0727994752226
Original Release:
1984
Rating:
NR
Source:
Nat'l Geographic Vid
Region Code:
1
Time:
0:57:00

Special Features

Bonus program Surviving Everest: Firsthand Accounts; Sir Edmund Hillary interview; Photo gallery; Mount Everest Locator Map; Trivia quiz; Previews of additional National Geographic programs

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John J. Flynn Narrator
Richard Kiley Narrator
Edmund Hillary Participant
Tenzing Norgay Participant

Technical Credits
Martha Conboy Producer
John Dabney Editor
John Davey Cinematographer
Michael Dillon Associate Producer,Cinematographer
Dennis B. Kane Executive Producer
Tim Kelly Executive Producer
Jack McDonald Associate Producer,Screenwriter
Lyn Murray Score Composer
George Romanis Score Composer
Thomas Skinner Executive Producer
David "Castro" Spears Score Composer
Theodore Strauss Producer,Screenwriter
Jeff Streich Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- National Geographic: Surviving Everest
1. Mountain Crossroads [4:51]
2. Reunions [5:17]
3. Hillary's Triumphs [5:41]
4. Lending a Hand [11:25]
5. Personal Tragedy [5:16]
6. Sacred Rituals [10:30]
7. Fate of Everest [5:32]
8. Anniversary Party [3:33]
9. Enduring Legacy [3:36]
10. End Credits [1:27]

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