• Short Summary

    Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpa Tensing Norgay and Colonel John Hunt at base after first ascent of Mount Everest.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Everest Heroes Back At Base

    21.6.1953
    INDIA: Katmandu:
    EXT
    B/W throughout
    General view of Mount Everest

    Edmund Hillary reading his first mail / Whole of Everest party including Hillary and Sherpa Tensing Norgay entering the village of Hukase

    Various Everest expedition members receiving garlands, close-ups of Tensing, colonel John Hunt / Tensing and Hillary laughing together

    Procession entering Katmandu (Kathmandu) / Crowds gathered / State coach carrying Hunt, Hillary and Tensing / Other members of expedition on lorry, crowd

    Hillary, Tensing and Hunt sitting with garlands around their necks

    Features: Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (b. 1919), Tenzing Norgay (1914-1986), Indigenous Peoples; Personalities - Explorers
    Background: Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpa Tensing Norgay and Colonel John Hunt at base after first ascent of Mount Everest. Expedition members in procession to Kathmandu.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACN8232R8X8DDIHWFG1N33DSK8
    Media URN:
    VLVACN8232R8X8DDIHWFG1N33DSK8
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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