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Sepp Allgeier (1895–1968)

Sepp Allgeier was born on February 6, 1895 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Triumph of the Will (1935), Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) and White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929). He died on March 11, 1968 in Ebnet, Freiburg im Breisgau. See full bio »

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Known For

Triumph of the Will
Triumph of the Will Cinematographer
Diary of a Lost Girl
Diary of a Lost Girl Cinematographer
White Hell of Pitz Palu
White Hell of Pitz Palu Cinematographer
Der heilige Berg
Der heilige Berg Cinematographer


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 1959 Achtung! Ruhe! Aufnahme! (TV Series)
 1951 Die Passion
 1950 Heimat, die uns blieb (Short)
 1950 Helden der Landstraße (Documentary)
 1949 Der große Bergpreis (Short)
 1940 Ein Robinson
 1940 Campaign in Poland (Documentary)
 1939 The West Wall (Documentary)
 1938 The Mountain Calls (as Allgeier)
 1937 Silent Barriers (photography)
 1936 Militiaman Bruggler (exteriors)
 1936 Enchanted Forest (Documentary)
 1936 Youth of the World (Documentary short)
 1935 Triumph of the Will (Documentary) (photographic director and camera operator)
 1933 Victory of the Faith (Documentary)
 1933 The Rebel
 1932 Der Rebell
 1931 Mountains on Fire (as Allgeier)
 1928 Das weiße Stadion (Documentary)
 1928 Dame Care
 1927 Im Luxuszug
 1924 Die weiße Kunst (Documentary)
 1923 1000 Dollar Belohnung (Short)
 1922 Die deutschen Kampfspiele (Documentary)
 1921 Jiu-Jitsu - Die unsichtbare Waffe (Short documentary)
 1920 Das Wunder des Schneeschuhs (Documentary)
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In films from 1911, Allgeier began his career as assistant to Arnold Fanck. He specialised in documentaries and mountaineering films in the 1920's and 30's, often associated with the output of 'Louis Trenker' and (as her chief cinematographer) Leni Riefenstahl. During World War II, he doubled up shooting war footage for the German Wehrmacht. Settling in Freiburg after the war, he concentrated ... See more »

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