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Norman Dyhrenfurth

Norman Dyhrenfurth was born on May 7, 1918 in Breslau, Silesia, Germany as Norman Günter Dyhrenfurth. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Everest (1952), Five Days One Summer (1982) and Zum dritten Pol (2007). He was previously married to Sally Sudler. See full bio »

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Everest Cinematographer
Five Days One Summer
Five Days One Summer Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Zum dritten Pol
Zum dritten Pol Himself
High and Hallowed: Everest 1963


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 1965 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1952 Everest (Documentary)
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 1965 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1982 Five Days One Summer (second unit director)
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 1965 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Americans on Everest (1965) ... (producer)
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 1982 Five Days One Summer (technical advisor)
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 1975 The Eiger Sanction (our grateful appreciation to the climber: leader of expedition)
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 2013 High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 (Documentary)
Himself - Climber
 2012 Talk im Hangar-7 (TV Series)
 2007 Zum dritten Pol (Documentary)
 2005 Les grands duels du sport (TV Series documentary)
 1986 Club 2 (TV Series)
- Schnee-Menschen (1986) ... Himself

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Was dean of the UCLA Film School in the 1950s.

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He was leader of the 1963 American Mt. Everest Expedition which placed the first four Americans on it's summit.

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