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Series cast summary:
Eric Johnson ...  Laurie Skreslet 4 episodes, 2007
Jason Priestley ...  John Lauchlan 4 episodes, 2007
Ted Atherton ...  Alan Burgess 4 episodes, 2007
John Pyper-Ferguson ...  Roger Marshall 4 episodes, 2007
Gord Rand ...  Pat Morrow 4 episodes, 2007
Tom Rooney Tom Rooney ...  Bill March 4 episodes, 2007
William Shatner ...  Norman Kelly 4 episodes, 2007
Zachary Bennett ...  Blair Griffiths 4 episodes, 2007
Vincent Gale ...  John Amatt 4 episodes, 2007
Michael Teigen ...  Dave Read 4 episodes, 2007
Trevor Leigh Trevor Leigh ...  Kiwi Gallagher 4 episodes, 2007
Kevin Kruchkywich ...  Rusty Baillie 4 episodes, 2007
Mig Macario ...  Sungdare 4 episodes, 2007
Joe Norman Shaw ...  Peter Spear 4 episodes, 2007
Josh Garcia ...  Extra 3 episodes, 2007
Nick Freedman Nick Freedman ...  Lyle Skylar 2 episodes, 2007
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Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four dead men. Written by Anonymous

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A Breathtaking Adventure of Life and Death

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Drama

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Rated PG-13 for some intense adventure action, brief drug use and language
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | Nepali

Release Date:

2007 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Everest - A hegyek fogságában See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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CAD 10,500,000 (estimated)
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Priestly
1 September 2008 | by Stephen ISee all my reviews

I am sure the CBC appreciated Priestly showing up for his 30 seconds of screen time , however advertising the mini series as staring priestly is wrong.When Canadian TV is making strides with shows like Flashpoint( CTV )and the Boarder ( CBC) , this production reminded me just how bad the CBC can be.The sound track featured circa early 1970 music ( Crowbar Oh what a feeling) despite the fact the expedition occurred in 1982. Also it is a close call whether long necked beer bottles were available during the year leading up to the expedition . There were many scenes in the series that showed the climbers drinking out of longneck bottles when part of our Canadian identify up until 1982 was the Stubby beer bottle .


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