J.B.L. Noel (1890–1989)

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J.B.L. Noel was born on February 26, 1890 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England as John Baptist Lucius Noel. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Epic of Everest (1924), Climbing Mount Everest (1922) and The Conquest of Everest (1953). He died on March 12, 1989 in the UK. See full bio »


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Known For

The Epic of Everest Cinematographer
Climbing Mount Everest Cinematographer
The Conquest of Everest Cinematographer
Everest Unmasked Additional Crew


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 1983 The World About Us (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Everest: The First Attempts (1983) ... (as Captain John Noel, original photography)
 1953 The Conquest of Everest (Documentary) (as Captain J.B.L. Noel, 1922 and 1924 expeditions)
 1924 The Epic of Everest (Documentary) (as Captain Noel)
 1922 Climbing Mount Everest (as J.B. Noel)
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 1924 The Epic of Everest (Documentary) (as Captain Noel)
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 1924 The Epic of Everest (Documentary) (as Captain Noel)
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 1934 Wings Over Everest (Documentary short) (original filming - as Captain John Noel)
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 1924 The Epic of Everest (Documentary) (producer - as Captain Noel)
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 1979 Everest Unmasked (Documentary) (archive footage - as John Noel)
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 1992 Everest: The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as John Noel)

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Alternate Names:

Captain J.B.L. Noel | Captain John Noel | Captain Noel | J.B. Noel | John Noel

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Author of "A Journey to Tashirak in Southern Tibet and the Eastern Approaches to Mount Everest" (as by Major J.B. Noel) (1919), "Through Tibet to Everest" (as by Captain J.B.L. Noel) (1927), and "The Story of Everest" (as by Captain John Noel) (1927). See more »

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