The Challenge (1938 film)

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 Challenge
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Directed by
Written by
Screenplay byEmeric Pressburger
Produced by
Starring
Cinematography
  • Albert Benitz
  • Georges Périnal
Edited byEdward B. Jarvis
Music byAllan Gray
Production
companies
  • Denham Films
  • London Film Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 1938 (1938) (UK)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

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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