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Demon of the Himalayas

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Director  Andrew Marton
Music director  Arthur Honegger
Produced by  Gunter Dyhrenfurth
Country  Switzerland, Germany
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Genre  Adventure
Cinematography  Richard Angst
Language  German
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Writer  Eberhard Frowein, Fritz Rau, Mila Rau
Release date  16 March 1935
Cast  Gustav Diessl (Dr. Norman - Ethnologe), Erika Dannhoff (Anne), Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurt (Professor Wille - Leiter der Internationalen Himalaya-Expedition), Jarmila Marton (Ellen - seine Frau), Hans Winzeler (Dr. Winkler - Expeditionsarzt), Hans Ertl (Hans - junger Bergsteiger der Himalaya-Expedition)
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Demon of the Himalayas (German: Der Dämon des Himalaya) is a 1935 German-Swiss co-production adventure film directed by Andrew Marton and starring Gustav Diessl, Erika Dannhoff and Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth. It is part of the Mountain film genre which was popular during the era.

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Location shooting was done during the 1934 International Himalayan Expedition and a number of the Expedition's participants appeared in the film. The film premiered in Zurich in March 1935. It received a mixed reception from critics. It was remade in Hollywood by Marton in 1952 as Storm Over Tibet.


  • Gustav Diessl as Doctor Norman - Ethnologist
  • Erika Dannhoff as Anne
  • Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth as Professor Wille
  • Jarmila Marton as Ellen
  • Hans Winzeler as Doctor Winkler
  • Hans Ertl as Hans
  • Albert Höcht as Bertl
  • André Roch as André
  • James Belaieff as Jimmy
  • Piero Ghiglione as Der italienische Bergsteiger und Journalist
  • Dalib as Tibetanischer Träger
  • Achmad as Tibetanischer Träger
  • References

    Demon of the Himalayas Wikipedia
    Demon of the Himalayas IMDb Demon of the Himalayas

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