• Short Summary

    The British Everest expedition arrives in Kathmandu after conquering Everest, Nepal.

  • Description

    The British Everest Expedition arrives in Kathmandu after conquering Everest, Nepal.

    GV. Kathmandu. SV. Decorations being prepared. CU. Native nailing decorations to wall. SV. Bunting being put up. GV. Kathmandu. SV. Decorations on building. STV. People walking through streets. STV. Native stalls. SV. Col. Sir John Hunt walking with Bourdillon and Gregory.

    LV. Lady Hunt's plane arriving. CU. Bourdillon watching plane land. CU. Gregory watching plane land. SCU. Lady Hunt being greeted by pressmen and Col. Hunt. Hunt shows her telegram. CU. Sir John Hunt. SCU. Bourdillon and Gregory. SV. Sir John and Lady Hunt with Bourdillon and Gregory.

    GV. Crowded decorated street in Kathmandu. (2 shots). STV. Dancers in street. SV. Troops marching. & CU. GV. Royal Palace. SCU. Hunt presents carpet cushion to Indian Post Master. STV. LV. Pan, procession through Kathmandu. STV. Troops marching with flags. GV.LV. Valley and mountains near Everest. SV. Sherpas arriving at camp Hukase. SV. Members of Expedition by tents. SV. Tent. SV. Tent being unrolled. SV. Tents. SV. Members of expedition drinking tea.

    LV. Party prepares to continue descent. LV. Party descending. SV. Towards party led by Hillary and Tensing descending. GV. People crowding streets at Kathmandu. LV. Climbers in procession through crowded streets. SV. Pan climbers jeep in procession. & SV. BV. LV. Mount Everest. SV. Col. Hunt Bourdillon and Gregory walking towards. CU. Col. Sir John Hunt.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:35:00 / 01:43:30:00

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