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Fight for the Matterhorn

Mario Bonnard, Nunzio Malasomma, 1928

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Der Kampf Ums Matterhorn
Carl Haensel, 1928

Fight for the Matterhorn is a movie directed by Mario Bonnard and Nunzio Malasomma in 1928 and based on the book Der Kampf Ums Matterhorn: Roman über dramatische Erstbesteigung 1865 by Carl Haensel, first published in 1928. The movie features Luis Trenker, Marcella Albani, Peter Voß, Alexandra Schmitt, Clifford McLaglen, Paul Graetz, and others.

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Movie Poster: Fight for the Matterhorn (Mario Bonnard, Nunzio Malasomma, 1928)

6.6

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Book Cover: Der Kampf Ums Matterhorn (Carl Haensel, 1928)

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Storyline

During an early, unsuccessful attempt at climbing the Matterhorn, Edward Whymper finds himself rescued by an italian guide, Jean Antoine Carrel. The two men quickly build a friendship and agree to reach the peak together. However, local villagers ploto to divide the alliance of Whymper and Carrel and both men join rival teams as they set out in a race to conquer the mountain.

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Poster of Fight for the Matterhorn, the 1928 movie by Mario Bonnard and Nunzio Malasomma

Year

1928

Minutes

117

Movie Rate

7.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Fight for the Matterhorn

Original title: Der Kampf ums Matterhorn

Country: Germany

Year: 1928

Length: 1h57m

Cover of Der Kampf Ums Matterhorn, the 1928 book by Carl Haensel

Year

1928

Pages

227

Book Rate

6.66

S: Goodreads

Book

Der Kampf Ums Matterhorn

Original title: Der Kampf Ums Matterhorn: Tatsachenroman

Subtitle: Roman über dramatische Erstbesteigung 1865

Country: Germany

First published in: 1928

Length: 227 pages

Genre: Fiction

Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Der Berg ruft! (1938)
Movie by Luis Trenker
Movie poster
The Challenge (1938)
Movie by Milton Rosmer, Luis Trenker, Vincent Korda

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