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Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl Summer Olympics 1936 Berlin Olympia Beauty Original German Book
Germany: 1937. In near fine exterior and fine interior condition.With the rare Original Dust Jacket included, which is in unusual condition with no repairs.Very faint foxing to edges, gift inscription on fly leaf, otherwise ok. Beauty in the Olympic Match Here is a stunning book by Leni Riefenstahl, the world-famous German photographer and film maker who filmed the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Riefenstahl is one of the greatest film makers of all time. It's a large folio volume of still photographs of Riefenstahl's filming of her motion picture Olympia. Generally considered the finest sports documentary ever produced, Olympia is well portrayed in this wonderful collection of photogravures of the various sporting events of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. At the rear of this coffee table book is a section showing many pictures of Riefenstahl shooting the film. All photographs are identified and captioned in five languages: German, French, English, Spanish, and Italian. [Olympia was a controversial film considered by many to be the greatest sports film ever made. Olympia won the Grand Prize at the Venice Film Festival, where it was shown in 1938, and has always been judged a magnificent example of cinematography. This volume of work was compiled by Riefenstahl while the film was still in production, and a number of the photographs at the end of the book show her working on the film.] Hardcover (Full Linen) w/ gilt stamping 281 pages, german text ~280 high quality photogravure plates, many of them full page !! In near fine exterior and fine interior condition. With the rare Original … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: German Book Store (ob8t) [Bavaria, DE]
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