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Battle for the Himalayas: The Fight to Film Everest

   2015    History
Between the 1920s and the 1960s the world's great powers sent vast military-style expeditions to conquer the peaks of the Himalayas, with Everest at their head. This was a great game played - camera in hand - by Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany and superpower America. As a result, Himalayan mountaineering's most iconic, epic and tragic moments didn't just go down in history, but were caught on film - from the deaths of Mallory and Irvine on Everest in 1924, to Everest's final conquest in 1953 by Hillary and Tensing. Using footage never before seen on British television, this is the story how of how film-makers turned the great peaks into great propaganda.
How the Universe Works Season 6
How the Universe Works Season 6

   2018    Science
Triumph of Life
Triumph of Life

   2006    Nature
The Life of Birds
The Life of Birds

   1998    Nature
In Search of
In Search of

   2018    Culture
The Brain with David Eagleman
The Brain with David Eagleman

   2015    Medicine
Himalaya with Michael Palin
Himalaya with Michael Palin

   2004    Culture
The Virtual Revolution
The Virtual Revolution

   2010    Technology
Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial
Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial

      History