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Hitler’s Olympia - The Nazi Olympics 1936

Alternative title
Olympische Spiele
Synopsis
In 1935 Leni Riefenstahl was approached by the president of the German Olympic Committee to make a film of the 1936 Berlin games, which were being staged by Goebbels as a giant propaganda exercise. Using 44 cameramen and a staff of hundreds Riefenstahl shot over 300,000 feet of film.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Video; 2 videocassettes. VHS. b&w. 204 min.
Year of production
1936
Availability
Sale; 1995 sale: £14.99 (inclusive)
Subjects
History
Keywords
Germany; Nazi Germany; Olympic Games; propaganda films; World War II

Credits

Director
Leni Riefenstahl
Contributor
Herbert Windt; Walter Ruttman

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

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