Cast of
The Race for Everest

About The Race for Everest

  • Released on May 27, 2003

The dramatic story of the British expedition that made the first ascent of Everest. Combining interviews with the surviving members of the 1953 British and 1952 Swiss attempt on Everest with rare archival material, this film tells the story of the race to climb Everest in the early 1950s and its climax in 1953.

Full Cast of The Race for Everest

Edmund Hillary
plays Self (archive footage)

John Shrapnel
plays Narrator

Tenzing Norgay
plays Self (archive footage)

Peter Jackson
plays Self - Reuters Correspendent

Peter Jackson as Self - Reuters Correspendent

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Crew of The Race for Everest

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