The Sherpas of Everest

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Journey into the Himalayas”.
The story of Sherpa, Sirdar Ang Tsering, one of the few men ever to stand atop the summit of Everest. He is shown making a pilgrimage from his home village of Namche Bazar to the mountain which has made him famous.

Credits

producer/director

Stafford Garner

Language

English

Duration

00:28:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31008

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Himalaya Mountains

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nepal

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nepal - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nepal - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Snow and ice climbing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Snow and ice climbing

Places → Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

Places → Himalaya Mountains

Places → Nepal

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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