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  • Short Summary

    A group of men from Tibet, including 6 Lamas, arrive by ship.

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    Title: "The Epic of Everest. 6 Holy Lamas - from Thibet-hermits who live 14,000 ft. up the mountain, arrive in London".

    M/S of a row Tibetan men in robes standing on the deck of a ship, a man in a trilby places a white silk scarf around the neck of one of the Tibetans, panning shot follows as he places scarves around the necks of the other Tibetans. M/S of the row of a dozen or Tibetans, a man enters and places another scarf over the head of a tall Tibetan with a moustache. C/U of the tall Tibetan - one of the Holy Lamas. C/U of another Tibetan in an embroidered hat.

    Intertitle: "Lhakpa Tsering - the last to see IRVINE and MALLORY 27,000 ft. up Mt. Everest".

    C/U of Lhakpa - a young Tibetan man. Various C/Us of young Tibetan men. M/S of the group of Tibetans climbing up a stairway to a higher deck level. C/U of the Tibetan in a hat. M/S of the Tibetans. M/S of the Tibetans coming down the stairway. More shots the Tibetans being presented with white scarves. More shots of the Tibetans.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:58:00 / 01:53:16:00
    G 1143

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