Triumph of the will

Triumph des Willens (Motion picture)

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  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Deluxe remastered edition. Chicago, IL : Interrnational Historic Films, Inc., [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
  • OCLC ocn776660818
  • Credits
    • Producer and director, Leni Riefenstahl ; chief cameraman, Sepp Allgeier ; musical score, Herbert Windt; technical director, Walter Traut

Summary

  • This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler to record the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg, is the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are many scenes of gatherings, marches, and parades; speeches given by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess; and samples of monumental architecture designed by Albert Speer.

Notes

  • Originally released as a documentary in 1935.
  • Special features: Four interactive DVD slideshows: Historical background, making of the film, personalities and locations ; SA historical background ; original promotional materials and media articles with interactive English translations -- Original Third Reich photo book: "Nurnberg 1934" on the Reich's party convention, with English narrations (9 min.) -- Two bonus shorts: Day of freedom: our armed forces (26 min.) ; Genesis of Triumph (23 min.).
  • DVD; region 0.
  • In German with subtitles in English and Spanish.
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