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Walter Frentz (1907–2004)

Walter Frentz was born on August 21, 1907 in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is known for his work on Triumph of the Will (1935), Tag der Freiheit - Unsere Wehrmacht (1935) and Victory of the Faith (1933). He was married to Edeltrude Esser. He died on July 6, 2004 in Überlingen, Baden-Württemberg. See full bio »

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Triumph of the Will
Triumph of the Will Cinematographer
Tag der Freiheit - Unsere Wehrmacht
Victory of the Faith
Victory of the Faith Cinematographer
Youth of the World
Youth of the World Cinematographer


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 1954 5000 Jahre Ägypten (Documentary)
 1940 Campaign in Poland (Documentary)
 1938 Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1938 Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1936 Youth of the World (Documentary short)
 1935 Tag der Freiheit - Unsere Wehrmacht (Documentary short)
 1935 Triumph of the Will (Documentary)
 1933 Wasser hat Balken (Short)
 1933 Victory of the Faith (Documentary)
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Met Albert Speer, who would become Hitler's architect, while a student in Berlin. Started in film with a 1931 feature about kayaking in Austria and Yugoslavia. Through Speer, Frentz met Leni Riefenstahl, who made masterful propaganda films for the Nazis, including "Triumph of the Will" in 1934. Worked with Riefenstahl on that film and several others. See more »


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