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Hitler and film : the Führer's hidden passion

Author: William John Niven
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An expose of Hitler's relationship with film and his influence on the film industry. A presence in Third Reich cinema, Adolf Hitler also personally financed, ordered, and censored films and newsreels and engaged in complex relationships with their stars and directors. Here, Bill Niven offers a powerful argument for reconsidering Hitler's fascination with film as a means to further the Nazi agenda. In this first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William John Niven
ISBN: 0300200366 9780300200362
OCLC Number: 1002190576
Description: xi, 295 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Films at the Berghof: Hitler's Home Cinema --
From Bans to Commissions: Hitler Intervenes in the Film Industry --
Hitler's Director: Leni Riefenstahl Films the 1933 Nuremberg Rally --
Celebrating Hitler: Triumph of the Will and Olympia --
The Führer at the Movies: Hitler in German Cinemas --
Holding Court: Hitler and Actors --
Watching over War: Hitler and Wartime Cinema --
Preparing Genocide: The Nazi Films Jew Suss and The Eternal Jew --
From Hero to Camera-shy: Hitler in the Nazi Wartime Newsreels --
The Divinely Gifted: Movie Stars in Hitler's War
Other Titles: Führer's hidden passion
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