Stürme über dem Montblanc (1930)

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Alternative titles

  • Über den Wolken Working German
  • Storm over Mont Blanc Alternative
  • Avalanche Alternative

Synopsis

Romantic story interwoven with a photographic study of Mont Blanc revealing the mountain in all its moods. Young meteorologist Hannes works alone high up on Mont Blanc in a remote weather station. Down in the town of Chamonix Hella listens to his nightly weather reports and feels an affinity with him. The two meet up when she goes on a trip up the mountain in a light aeroplane. Tragedies, misunderstandings and a resuce mission in a severe storm on the mountain follow.

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