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The Wildest Dream
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Overall 7

Wildest - and coldest dream

Vultural ~, IMDb
4 December 2014
  • Summary: Modern documentary retracing George Mallory's 1924 Mt Everest attempt, which ended in his and his companion's disappearance. His frozen body, with compound fracture, was found in 1999. 1924 was near the end of the glory years of the old explorers.
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Overall 9

Excellent Documentary

keach50, IMDb
10 January 2014
  • Summary: Stories of mountaineering and of Everest have always fascinated me. So often, facts make better stories than fiction, and this is another example. I first remember hearing about the discovery of George Mallory's body on what turned out to be a PBS/NOVA special "Lost on Everest" made shortly after...
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Overall 8

Good account of Mallory, but fails to prove that he reached the summit

timcon1964, IMDb
9 March 2013
  • Summary: What happened to British climbers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine after their associate Noel Odell saw them disappear into the clouds on Mt. Everest's Northeast Ridge has been perhaps mountaineering's greatest mystery.
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Overall 6


Cosmoeticadotcom (cosmoetica@gmail.com), IMDb
1 February 2013
  • Summary: The Wildest Dream: Conquest Of Everest is a 93 minute long film, directed by Anthony Geffen, that touches at one of the oldest dreams I had; to go rockhunting on an archaeological dig and find something magical and wondrous.
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Overall 9

My 389th Review: Exceptional documentary about the forgotten first climb of Everest

intelearts, IMDb
20 March 2011
  • Summary: I find it hard to agree with one of the other reviewers here who was left unmoved and disconnected by this brilliant attempt to capture the first attempt by the West to conquer Everest.
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Overall 5

interesting storyline

hobersl, IMDb
18 March 2011
  • Summary: Interesting movie. The only thing that bothers me is that they lied. When it comes to "were tied together by a thin cotton rope". Well it was 1942 and the blemish of cannabis hasn't reached out so far that the people were willingly give up their good tear-proof nature-fiber hemp.
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Overall 9

"The Wildest Dream"

Cambridge Film Festival, IMDb
8 October 2010
  • Summary: THE WILDEST DREAM tells the story of George Mallory's lifelong obsession with conquering the summit of Everest, culminating with his doomed third expedition in 1924 and the suggestion that he was indeed first to the top.
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Overall 10


Arthur Mullen, IMDb
26 August 2010
  • Summary: Conrad Anker is the steely-eyed hero of the film... The man who discovers Mallory's body takes 8 years to return to the ogre that is Everest to attempt to close the circle on that climber's third and final attempt to summit. To make possible the fulfillment of Mallory's promise to his wife.
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Overall 4

I Dreamed About Walking Out of This Movie

blackfirepro, IMDb
24 August 2010
  • Summary: In 1924, English mountain climber George Mallory attempted (for the third time) to be the first man to climb Mount Everest—the highest point on Earth. It was a daunting challenge of a magnificent kind.
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