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Triumph of the Will (1935)

Triumph des Willens (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, History, War | 28 March 1935 (Germany)
The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.

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Credited cast:
... Himself - Lauded by Hess, Physical Labour Speech to RAD, Behind Us Comes Germany Speech to HJ, We Created Our State Speech, Black Shadow Speech to SA, Reviews Parade, Two Principles Speech to Party
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Max Amann ... Himself - Views Parade of SA in Long Pants, No Banners
Martin Bormann ... Himself - Sits on Hitler's Left, at HJ Rally, Enters Hall Behind Hess, Sits Behind Streicher
Walter Buch ... Himself - Views Parade of SA in Long Pants, No Banners, Views SS Parade
Walter Darré ... Himself - Health of Our Farmers Speech
Otto Dietrich ... Himself - Truth About Germany Speech
Sepp Dietrich ... Himself - Commander of the SS-Leibstandarten
Hans Frank ... Himself - Speech
... Himself - Arrives by Plane with Hitler, Bright Flame Speech, at HJ Rally, Views RAD Parade, Listens to Hitler (as Josef Goebbels)
Jakob Grimminger ... Blood Flag Bearer
... Himself - Listens to Hess, Reviews Army, Parades in SA Uniform Then Joins Hitler, Listens to Hitler, Stands and Nods Agreement
Rudolf Hess ... Himself - Opens Congress, You Are Germany Speech, at HJ Rally, Reviews Parade, Sits on Hitler's Right, Introduces Hitler, Listens to Hitler, Hitler Is Germany Speech
... Himself - Views SS Parade with Other Officers by Hitler's Car
Konstantin Hierl ... Himself - National Labour Service Speech, Presents RAD to Hitler, Leads RAD Parade Then Joins Hitler
Heinrich Himmler ... Himself - Walks to Flame with Hitler and Lutze, Leads SS at SA Rally, Leads SS Parade Then Joins Hitler, Sits Beside Lutze, Listens to Hitler
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A legendary propaganda/documentary of the Third Reich's 1934 Nuremberg Party Rally. Featuring a cast of thousands as well as, of course, Hitler, Himmler, Goebbels, Hess, Goering and other top party officials. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

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The infamous propaganda film.


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28 March 1935 (Germany)  »

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DEM 280,000 (estimated)
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(Tobis-Klangfilm)

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1.37 : 1
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[first lines]
subtitle: The documentary of the Reich Party Congress, 1934 - Produced by order of the Führer.
Opening crawl: On September 5, 1934, 20 years after the outbreak of the World War, 16 years after Germany's Suffering, 19 months after the beginning of the German Rebirth, Adolf Hitler again flew to Nuremberg to review the assembly of his faithful followers.
crowd: [for more than 20 minutes, there is only one discernible word:] Heil! Heil! Heil!...
Rudolf Hess: I open the sixth Party Congress in respectful memory of he who has passed...
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The Wrong Word
11 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

They should take the word infamous off the poster and out of the summary because this is and will always be the best documentary ever made. People who study film in college this is the first film they study because it was a historical moment in film history. This documentary was made by a female in 1934 which was unheard of in that time period which shows you that we were more sexist back in 1934 then the Nazi's were and yet they are the so called bad guys. It was also made with over 100 camera's and was filmed 5 years before the war even took placed and yet it is banned in Germany only because they do not want it to happen again which was the most foolish thing that the German government could of ever done.


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