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
Music byAllan Gray
  • Albert Benitz
  • Georges Périnal
Edited byEdward B. Jarvis
  • Denham Films
  • London Film Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 1938 (1938) (UK)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

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. The film is a remake of Struggle for the Matterhorn (German: Der Kampf ums Matterhorn) in which Trenker acted in 1928.


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