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Third Man on the Mountain (1959)

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A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.

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Captain John Winter
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Franz Lerner
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Teo Zurbriggen
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Ferdy Mayne ...
Andreas
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A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.

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10 November 1959 (USA)  »

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Banner in the Sky  »

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The Matterhorn Bobsleds attraction at Disneyland Park at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is inspired by this movie. See more »

Goofs

The amount of blood on Captain Winter's bandage keeps changing from scene to scene at the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Emil Saxo: It's the end of it, for him. But it needn't be for us.
Franz Lerner: What do you mean?
Emil Saxo: Tomorrow the weather will be good, after that, who knows? If we leave at first dawn, we'll be there by eight. The boy will stay with him, he won't be left alone. And it's what he would want us to do.
Franz Lerner: It isn't a question of what he would want. A guide - at any rate, a guide of Kurtal - does not leave his client on a mountain and go on alone.
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Written by G. Haenni and Tom Adair
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In my heart: Third Man on the Mountain
4 November 2013 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie around 1962 and never forgot it. At that time I lived in a small country town and the cinema was practically our only entertainment. One weekend, Saturday, I went to see "Third Man on the Mountain" and I was completely entranced with the movie. The story touched me deeply impressed me and landscapes. It was as if, somehow, I always had that picture in mind, then, suddenly, I saw on the screen. It was an amazing experience. Back then, in my small town, the film screened on Saturday was repeated on Sunday afternoon and there I was again. In the following years I tried a lot but could not find it. Time passed. Only now fifty years later could see him again and the feeling was the same. It's a film that I bring in my heart forever.


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