Demon of the Himalayas
|Demon of the Himalayas|
|Directed by||Andrew Marton|
|Produced by||Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth|
Eberhard Frowein |
Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth
|Music by||Arthur Honegger|
|16 March 1935|
Demon of the Himalayas (German: Der Dämon des Himalaya) is a 1935 Swiss-German 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.
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 by Marton in 1952 as Storm Over Tibet.
- Gustav Diessl - Doctor Norman - Ethnologist
- Erika Dannhoff - Anne
- Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth - Professor Wille
- Jarmila Marton - Ellen
- Hans Winzeler - Doctor Winkler
- Hans Ertl - Hans
- Albert Höcht - Bertl
- André Roch - André
- James Belaieff - Jimmy
- Piero Ghiglione - Der italienische Bergsteiger und Journalist
- Dalib - Tibetanischer Träger
- Achmad - Tibetanischer Träger
- Holt, Lee Wallace. Mountains, Mountaineering and Modernity: A Cultural History of German and Austrian Mountaineering, 1900-1945. ProQuest, 2008.