Marcel Ichac

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Marcel Ichac (October 22, 1906 - April 9, 1994) was a French alpinist, explorer, photographer and film director. Born in Rueil, France, Ichac was one of the first people to introduce electronic music in cinema with Ondes Martenot for Karakoram (1936) and released the first French movie in CinemaScope, Nouveaux Horizons (1953).[citation needed]


Ichac directed movies of French explorations during the years 1930-1950. Expeditions he directed include:

Additionally, Tchac took the images of the highest fights of WWII and the freedom of Torino, Italy which was titled Tempête sur les Alpes (1944-1945).


  • A l'assaut des Aiguilles du Diable (1945)
  • Regards vers l'Annapurna (1951)
  • Quand brillent les Etoiles de Midi (1960)



  1. ^ " Awards for Stars at Noon". Retrieved 2010-01-10. 

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