Based on a true story, here is the thrilling, critically acclaimed account of Rudi Matt (James MacArthur), a young kitchen worker who is determined to conquer the Citadel -- the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber (Michael Rennie) and the youth's devoted girlfriend (Janet Munro), Rudi goes through a grueling training period before he is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. Shot on location in Zermatt, Switzerland, and featuring spectacular scenery and an outstanding cast, THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN is one of the finest adventure films of all time!

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Third Man On The Mountain (1959)

Family/Adventure/Drama

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Based on a true story, here is the thrilling, critically acclaimed account of Rudi Matt (James MacArthur), a young kitchen worker who is determined to conquer the Citadel -- the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber (Michael Rennie) and the youth's devoted girlfriend (Janet Munro), Rudi goes through a grueling training period before he is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. Shot on location in Zermatt, Switzerland, and featuring spectacular scenery and an outstanding cast, THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN is one of the finest adventure films of all time!

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Cast
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Michael Rennie

Captain John Winter
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James MacArthur

Rudi Matt
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Janet Munro

Lizbeth Hempel
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James Donald

Franz Lerner
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Herbert Lom

Emil Saxo
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Laurence Naismith

Teo Zurbriggen
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Lee Patterson

Klaus Wesselhoft
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Walter Fitzgerald

Herr Hempel
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Nora Swinburne

Frau Matt
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Ferdy Mayne

Andreas
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Leonard Fenton

(uncredited)
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Helen Hayes

Tourist (uncredited)
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James Ramsey Ullman

Tourist (uncredited)
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Ken Annakin

Director
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Third Man On The Mountain

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/7/2004

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