Item : MI-533 - Tape 6 - Everest - Yaletown

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Tape 6 - Everest - Yaletown

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AM1553-8-S6-: MI-533

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  • [1991] (Creation)

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1 audio cassette (25 min., 17 sec.) : audio tape cassette, FR-II x PRO 60

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Item is raw sound for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes Alan talking about the problems encountered with generators. Some goofing around talking in accents from Eastern Canada. The importance of electrical power and the various uses that the power is necessary for. Andre talks about the yaks and logistics involved in using and budgeting for yaks and negotiating with locals. He also talks about difficulties in dealing with the Chinese liaison officer and the budget in general. Andre also talks about dealing through the CMA [Chinese Mountaineering Association?]. John talks about his symptoms and how he dealt with suffering from some initial symptoms of high altitude pulmonary edema. Also includes wild sound for camera role 46 and 44 or 45. Includes sounds of crampons on ice, ice picks, other tools going into the ice and the sound of clipping carabineers on to ropes, and ambient outdoor sounds of a wheat field and airport.

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Some strange clicking noises (camp telecommunications equipment?) from 13:55 to 15:30.


Copyright: Yaletown Productions Inc.; expiry: 2062

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  • Box: 701-E-01