The Challenge (1938 film)

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The Challenge
The Challenge DVD Cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by
Produced by
  • Günther Stapenhorst
  • Alexander Korda
Written by
  • Patrick Kirwan
  • Milton Rosmer
Screenplay byEmeric Pressburger
Starring
Music byAllan Gray
Cinematography
  • Albert Benitz
  • Georges Périnal
Edited byEdward B. Jarvis
Production
company
  • Denham Films
  • London Film Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 1938 (1938) (UK)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

The Challenge is a 1938 British drama film directed by Milton Rosmer and Luis Trenker and starring Robert Douglas and Luis Trenker. The film is about the first successful ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865 by Edward Whymper.

This British film is one of two 1938 Trenker remakes of Struggle for the Matterhorn (German: Der Kampf ums Matterhorn) in which Trenker acted in 1928, the other being the German The Mountain Calls (German: Der Berg ruft).

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