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The White Tower

10:30:58 AM
Anybody happen to catch "The White Tower" (1950) at about 2 am this morning on the telly?

Lots of wacky old school belaying and "Leader must never fall" stuff mixed with the inevitable musings about why they climb.

11:35:45 AM
The first line of the description reminds me somewhat of Vertical Limit. But then, it probably relates to 90% of the climbing films hollywood makes...

"The White Tower, a Matterhorn-like mountain in the Swiss Alps, has never been climbed. Carla Alten's father, a famous mountaineer, died in a long-ago attempt. Now, Carla, determined to fulfill her father's dream, has assembled an unusual climbing party to tackle the nearly-impossible ascent. Written by hypercritical"

11:58:36 AM
"The White Tower" = "Mont Blanc"
So, it must be true!

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