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Walter Riml (1905–1994)

Walter Riml is the photographer of the famous portrait of Leni Riefenstahl as "Junta" in her first film "The Blue Light", working there also as second cameraman. Living in Berlin since the early 30s until the end of the war, he was cameraman for Arnold Fanck, the legendary founder of the German Berg Film, worked as an actor in different ski ... See full bio »

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Triumph of the Will
Triumph of the Will Cinematographer
Das doppelte Lottchen
Das doppelte Lottchen Cinematographer
Atarashiki tsuchi
Atarashiki tsuchi Cinematographer
Der Berg ruft!
Der Berg ruft! Cinematographer


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 1963 Bergwind
 1962 Ring frei (TV Movie)
 1962 Der Fenstergucker (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1958 False Shame
 1958 Heimatlos
 1954 Rosen-Resli
 1952 Karneval in Weiß (exterior scenes)
 1951 Stadtpark
 1950 Marika
 1949 Hexen
 1949 Weißes Gold
 1948 Anni
 1948 Zyankali
 1944 Arno Breker (Documentary short)
 1944 Atlantik-Wall (Documentary short)
 1943 Josef Thorak, Werkstatt und Werk (Documentary short)
 1941 Frühling in Japan (Short)
 1941 Japans heiliger Vulkan (Short)
 1940 Der König der Berge (Short)
 1938 Hänschen Klein (Short)
 1938 Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin (location photography)
 1938 Der Berg ruft! (as Riml)
 1936 Das grosse Eis (Documentary)
 1935 Triumph of the Will (Documentary)
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Because of a bomb attack in 1944 in Berlin he lost his archive with more than 30,000 negatives from his travels and works in Japan and Greenland. Therefore, planned film projects together with the American film producer Paul Kohner could not be realised any more. See more »

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