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A memoir

Author: Leni Riefenstahl
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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One of the century's most remarkable and controversial women, Leni Riefenstahl is an artist of the first order. Dancer, actor, and photographer, she is best known as the director of Triumph of the Will, a film of a Nazi Party rally and Olympia, the classic account of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It is for these works of cinematic propaganda that Riefenstahl is revered and reviled. In this autobiography, she discusses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leni Riefenstahl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leni Riefenstahl
ISBN: 031209843X 9780312098438
OCLC Number: 28336688
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 669 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Memoiren.
Responsibility: Leni Riefenstahl.

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One of the century's most remarkable and controversial women, Leni Riefenstahl is an artist of the first order. Dancer, actor, and photographer, she is best known as the director of Triumph of the Will, a film of a Nazi Party rally and Olympia, the classic account of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It is for these works of cinematic propaganda that Riefenstahl is revered and reviled. In this autobiography, she discusses her motivations, her history, her important friendships, and, most of all, her art. Along with insights into directing and camera work, Riefenstahl offers an emotional, powerful story of a woman who refuses to be defined by any terms other than her own.

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