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Olympia [Festival of the nation] : the film of the XI. Olympic Games, Berlin, 1936

Author: Leni Riefenstahl; Leni Riefenstahl-Produktion.; Home Vision (Firm)
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Home Vision Cinema, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Upon commission from the Olympic Committee, Riefenstahl made a film of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin that combines the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes the marathon, men's diving, Jesse Owen's sprint races, and other events, with footage of Adolf Hitler as spectator.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leni Riefenstahl; Leni Riefenstahl-Produktion.; Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 0780019067 9780780019065
OCLC Number: 679769815
Language Note: English language version of the motion picture Olympische Spiele; some speeches in German.
Notes: Pt. 1 of the two-part videocassette set Olympia.
"Digitally remastered under the supervision of Leni Riefenstahl"--Container.
Videocassette release of the 1936-1938 documentary by Leni Riefenstahl-Produktion.
Credits: Music by Herbert Windt; photography by Willy Zielke, Hans Ertl, Walter Frantz, Guzzi Lantschner, Kurt Neubert, Hans Schneib.
Description: 1 videocassette (114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Leni Riefenstahl's Olympia, Festival of the nation
Responsibility: produced [and directed] by Leni Riefenstahl.

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Upon commission from the Olympic Committee, Riefenstahl made a film of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin that combines the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes the marathon, men's diving, Jesse Owen's sprint races, and other events, with footage of Adolf Hitler as spectator.

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