The Fight for the Matterhorn

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The Fight for the Matterhorn


The Fight for the Matterhorn

Release Date: November 27, 1928

Year    :   1928
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Cinéfilm AG, Hom-AG für Filmfabrikation
Director    :   Mario Bonnard, Nunzio Malasomma
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Arnold Fanck, Nunzio Malasomma, Carl Haensel
RunTime    :   117 mins.

Struggle for the Matterhorn (German: Der Kampf ums Matterhorn) is a 1928 German-Swiss silent drama film co-directed by Mario Bonnard and Nunzio Malasomma and starring Luis Trenker, Marcella Albani, and Alexandra Schmitt. The film is part of the popular cycle of mountain films of the 1920s and 1930s. Art direction was by Heinrich Richter. Based on a novel by Carl Haensel, the film depicts the battle between British and Italian climbers to be the first to climb the Matterhorn. Trenker later remade the film as The Challenge in 1938.

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