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High Conquest (1947)

A mountain climber from America (Warren Douglas) is obsessed by his fear of the Matterhorn, where his father had died on an ascent. Other than begging the question of why he was pursuing ... See full summary »

Director:

Irving Allen

Writers:

Max Trell, Aben Kandel (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Lee ... Marie Correl
Gilbert Roland ... Hugo Lanier
Warren Douglas ... Geoffrey Stevens
Beulah Bondi ... Clara Kingsley
C. Aubrey Smith ... Col. Hugh Bunning
John Qualen ... Peter Oberwalder Sr.
Helene Thimig ... Frau Oberwalder (as Helen Thimig)
Alan Napier ... Tommy Donlin
Eric Feldary ... Jules Koerber
Mickey Kuhn ... Peter Oberwalder Jr.
Louis Mercier Louis Mercier ... Franz
John Good John Good ... Joel Hazlitt
John Vosper ... Mr. Stefani
Wilton Graff ... Mr. Douglaston
Ferike Boros ... Grandmother on Train
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A mountain climber from America (Warren Douglas) is obsessed by his fear of the Matterhorn, where his father had died on an ascent. Other than begging the question of why he was pursuing mountain climbing to begin with, it does serve as a starting point for the plot. He refuses to climb it as part of a rescue party, which earns him the scorn of a guide (Gilbert Roland) who is his rival for the love of a local girl (Anna Lee). He finally agrees to make the climb and, during the ascent, the guide tries to kill him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Romance | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conquista Alpina See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in The Naked City (1948) See more »

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