Movie Theater  The Eiger Sanction... a long lost favorite movie!

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That movie (And, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service) was my motivation for going to Kleine Scheidegg........

First time I was there, it was a beautiful fall day, sat on the hotel Bellevue patio with the wife, drinking wine and eating meats and cheeses. At the base of the Eiger. Literally, brought a tear to my eye. I was in disbelief that a place so beautiful actually existed.
 
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awesome flick

watched Bullit yesterday ... great era for no nonsense film
Taped Bullit yesterday. Because if I watch it without the missus around, she will kill me. Mustang fanatic. Watches for the car chase.

Going to introduce her to "The Getaway" and "The Bounty Hunter" with Steve McQueen.

Cheers,

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    That movie (And, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service) was my motivation for going to Kleine Scheidig......

    First time I was there, it was a beautiful fall day, sat on the hotel Bellevue patio with the wife, drinking wine and eating meats and cheeses. At the base of the Eiger. Literally, brought a tear to my eye. I was in disbelief that a place so beautiful actually existed.


    Went to Kleine Scheidig when I was taking advantage of tax payer funded skiing trips in exchange for wearing guns at the Mission in Geneva.....I think all the dead Italians had fell of the face of the Eiger by than but it was still one impressive piece of rock.
     
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    frankxtc

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    Will watch Eiger tonight!
    I feel SO OLD….Brenda Venus “George” is 75 now………..
     
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    I haven't seen that in a coons age. I just ordered it on Netflix (DVD.com).
     

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    The Eiger Sanction is on my list of movies I watch once a year, at least. Awesome movie.
     

    sirhrmechanic

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    Just throwing this out there, but have you two seen "Ford vs. Ferrari" yet?
    About 35 times...

    Three times in theater. Last movie we saw before the theaters all shut down.

    Best scene in the movie "Mr. Ford, we have 'ol Enzo right where we want him... "

    Also "The World's Fastest Indian." Incredible movie.

    Sirhr
     

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    Samesies on World’s Fastest Indian. Delightful movie. (y)(y)(y)
    The book is even better. As with FvsF... the events of many years are compressed into one year, basically. But most of the stories happened in one form or another.

    Anthony Hopkins played the part brilliantly. If you have a chance, see the original short documentary called "Sacrifices to the Gods of Speed." I think it's free on YouTube.

    Cheers,

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    I can say as a climber, Eiger Sanction is one of the better climbing related movies.
     

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    About 35 times...

    Three times in theater. Last movie we saw before the theaters all shut down.

    Best scene in the movie "Mr. Ford, we have 'ol Enzo right where we want him... "

    Also "The World's Fastest Indian." Incredible movie.

    Sirhr
    pretty good movie problem is (like most movies) they added in too much that was historically inaccurate.
    the actual story would have been just as good... didnt need the "extra"