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Uniform Title Olympia (Motion picture)
Title Olympia [videorecording] / a Pathfinder Home Entertainment release ; a Leni Riefenstahl film ; written, produced and directed by Leni Riefenstahl.

Imprint [Venice, Calif.] : Pathfinder Home Entertainment, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    796.48 OLY    Available
Edition Complete original version.
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 204 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Leni Riefenstahl archival collection.
Note Originally released in Germany in 1938 by Tobis.
Special features: Deleted scene: "Olympia Oath", alternate scenes ; Essay by film historian David Calvert Smith. Biography of Leni Riefenstahl, short film "Jugend der welt" , official documentary of the 1936 Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen ; "Die Kamera fahrt mit", 1936 documentary by Bavaria-Filmkunst featuring footage from Leni Riefenstahl's film "Olympia" and "Triumph of the will".
Contents disc 1. Olympia 1. Teil-Fest der völker = Festival of Nations-part 1 -- disc 2. Olympia 2 Teil -Fest der schönheit = Festival of beauty-part 2.
Credits Camera, Hans Ertl ... [et al.] ; music, Herbert Windt.
Summary The first of two films made to record the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin. Although controversial for its ties to, and representation of National Socialism, it is considered by many to be a brilliant and ground-breaking sports documentary.
System Details DVD; Dolby 2.0.
Language In German with English subtitles or dubbed English.
Awards Venice 1938: Best foreign movie ; Olympic Gold Medal of the International Olympic Committee
Subject Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Documentary films -- Germany -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Riefenstahl, Leni.
Ertl, Hans.
Windt, Herbert, 1894-1965.
Pathfinder Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 825307915990

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