The Italian mountaineer Carel wants to be the first man to stand on the top of the Matterhorn. Since the climb is very difficult, he agrees to try it together with the British mountaineer Whymper. But due to an intrigue this agreement is dropped and the two man try it on the same day with two different teams and then disaster strikes. Written by
Rene' Weiskircher <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
The movie was shot back-to-back with The Challenge
(1938) with Luis Trenker
as the only actor appearing in both versions. So it was a British-German co-production just one year before the war. See more
Referenced in Ich filmte am Matterhorn