Conquering Everest: 60 Years On (1/10)

June 1924 expedition to Everest

June 1924 expedition to Everest

The 1924 expedition was the second expedition with the goal of achieving the first ascent of Mount Everest. It was on this expedition that British mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine disappeared and in turn taking with them the answer to one of Everest's most enduring mysteries - did the pair successfully make the summit? Of course it was officially conquered 30 years later by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.

Film: Mount Everest Expedition Shorter Version - 2 Of 3

August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
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pope
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
British Pathe started filming talent contest style variety shows and turns at the start of the last century and now their unique and hilarious abilities live on in the archive.
Britains_Got_Talent
Private UFOs, flying bicycles, motorised wheels - Pathe's archive is awash with fabulous films of canny and creative transport inventions.
Transport_Inventions