Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster is a 1997 bestselling non-fiction book written by Jon Krakauer. It details Krakauer's experience in the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, in which eight climbers were killed and several others were stranded by a storm. Krakauer's expedition was led by guide Rob Hall.
- Jon Krakauer
- 416 pp. (Hardcover edition)
The story was later re-told in fictionalized form in a made-for-television movie called Into Thin Air. The film starred Ellen Burstyn as the mother and was aired in 1985. Preservation. The Academy Film Archive preserved Just Another Missing Kid in 2007. References
"Into Thin Air" Don Medford: Marian Cockrell: Pat Hitchcock: October 30, 1955 () Paris, 1899. British Mrs. Winthrop (Forbes) and her daughter Diana (Hitchcock) are on their way home via France, and check into a Paris hotel. Mrs. Winthrop is suddenly ill, and the hotel doctor (Mylong) sends Diana to his home for medicine.
Oct 29, 1985 · Directed by Roger Young. With Ellen Burstyn, Robert Prosky, Sam Robards, Nicholas Pryor. Ellen Burstyn stars as the Canadian mother of a college student who vanishes mysteriously while driving back to school in the states.
- Roger Young
- Not Rated
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The Glitter Dome (1984, TV Movie) as Farrell; Certain Fury (1985) as Policeman; Love, Mary (1985, TV Movie) as Dr. Pearl; Into Thin Air (1985, TV Movie) as Bank Account Manager; Red Serge (1986, TV Series) as Const. Murphy
Into The Wild was adapted into a film of the same name, which was released on September 21, 2007. Into Thin Air. In 1997, Krakauer expanded his September 1996 Outside article into Into Thin Air. The book describes the climbing parties' experiences and the general state of Everest mountaineering at the time.
Oct 29, 1985 · ''INTO THIN AIR,'' a television movie starring Ellen Burstyn on CBS at 9 o'clock this evening, is another ''based-on-a-true-story'' project, this one about a 19-year-old student who simply ...
**Made-for-TV** (This was recorded off a Laserdisc) A fact-based drama about an anguished mother's frantic search for her 19-year-old son who vanished into t...
- 96 min
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest is a 1997 American disaster television film based on Jon Krakauer's memoir Into Thin Air (1997). The film, directed by Robert Markowitz and written by Robert J. Avrech, tells the story of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. It was broadcast on the American Broadcasting Company on November 9, 1997.
Yasuko Namba (難波 康子, Nanba Yasuko, February 2, 1949 – May 11, 1996) was the second Japanese woman (after Junko Tabei) to reach all of the Seven Summits. Namba worked as a businesswoman for Federal Express in Japan, but her hobby of mountaineering took her all over the world.