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Title The man who skied down Everest [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Legacy Distribution, 1975.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sd., col.
digital rda
video file rda
Series Restored classics, the Film Detective archive
Restored classics, the Film Detective archive.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Bruce Nyznik.
Performer Yuichiro Miura, Douglas Rain.
Summary In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the conquest of Mount Everest: This beautifully shot, Academy Award-winning film features adventurer, poet and world champion skier Yuichiro Miura in his attempt to ski down Mount Everest from its summit. A tragic icefall claims 6 lives, but the journey continues. The team climb to the South Col, 350 meters from the top, where Miura, with only skis and a parachute, puts his life in the hands of the Gods. His heart-stopping descent made history. Contains rare on-the-spot interviews with Sir Edmund Hillary.
Audience Rated G.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Miura, Yūichirō, 1932-
Skiers -- Japan -- Biography.
Ski mountaineering.
Skis and skiing.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Description and travel.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Nyznik, Bruce, film director.
Schiller, Lawrence, film director.
Crawley, Judith, 1914-1986, screenwriter.
Crawley, F. R. (Frank Radford), 1911-1987, producer.
Rain, Douglas, narrator.
hoopla digital.
Note At head of title on film: Yuichiro Miura
Music No. MWT14386309
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