A documentary about the first flight over Mt Everest.
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A documentary about the first flight over Mt Everest.

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19 July 1935 (USA)  »

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Wings Over Mt. Everest  »

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Classic Understatement
12 August 2003 | by (Hobart, Tasmania (AUSTRALIA)) – See all my reviews

I agree with the previous comments concerning outdated technology and unselfconscious racism. However, I really must mention the classic "stiff upper lip" understatement contained within the final sequence after the aviators' return. "Did you make it" (i.e. the flight over the summit of Everest); "Yes"; "How was it?"; "Alright".


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