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Third Man On The Mountain (1959)  link to Third Man On The Mountain on IMDb  

Number: 2450

poster Third Man On The Mountain

IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (727 votes)

Country: USA, 107 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure, Family

Director(s): Ken Annakin

Video Codec: Unknown

In 1865 Switzerland, a country mostly covered by high mountains, the main hobby is mountain-climbing. For some locals it's a personal passion and for others it's a lucrative business. Many tourists, mostly rich foreigners and explorers, come to Switzerland to attempt world records by climbing mountain peaks that have never been climbed or seldom been climbed before. Of course, some of these brave explorers lose their lives in their dangerous quests. The local Swiss villages provide experienced mountain guides and porters to the mountain climbers willing to pay the price, in coins or lives. Kurtal is such a small Swiss village located at the base of the famous Citadel mountain. The Citadel is the highest and the most dangerous peak in the region. Many have died trying to climb it but for the past 16 years no one has ventured on it. The last man to lose his life on the Citadel was the famous local mountain guide Josef Matt who died sacrificing himself in order to save the lives of his ...



photo Michael Rennie Michael Rennie Captain John Winter
photo James MacArthur James MacArthur Rudi Matt
photo Janet Munro Janet Munro Lizbeth Hempel
photo James Donald James Donald Franz Lerner
photo Herbert Lom Herbert Lom Emil Saxo

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3