Triumph of the Will ()

Triumph des Willens (original title)
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.


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Self - Führer und Reichskanzler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Max Amann ...
Self - Views Parade of SA in Long Pants, No Banners
Self - Sits on Hitler's Left, at HJ Rally, Enters Hall Behind Hess, Sits Behind Streicher
Walter Buch ...
Self - Views Parade of SA in Long Pants, No Banners, Views SS Parade
Walter Darré ...
Self - Health of Our Farmers Speech
Otto Dietrich ...
Self - Truth About Germany Speech
Sepp Dietrich ...
Self - Commander of the SS-Leibstandarten
Self - Speech
Self - 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
Self - Listens to Hess, Reviews Army, Parades in SA Uniform Then Joins Hitler, Listens to Hitler, Stands and Nods Agreement
Self - 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
Self - Views SS Parade with Other Officers by Hitler's Car
Konstantin Hierl ...
Self - National Labour Service Speech, Presents RAD to Hitler, Leads RAD Parade Then Joins Hitler
Self - Walks to Flame with Hitler and Lutze, Leads SS at SA Rally, Leads SS Parade Then Joins Hitler, Sits Beside Lutze, Listens to Hitler
Franz Hofer ...
Self - NSDAP-Gauleiter
Robert Ley ...
Self - Reviews DAF with Hitler, Single Thought Speech, Salutes SA Parade, Listens to Hitler with Schwarz
Viktor Lutze ...
Self - Speech as New SA Leader, Walks to Flame with Hitler, Faithful to Führer Speech, Leads SA Parade Then Joins Hitler, Sits Between Himmler and Hess, Listens to Hitler
Ludwig Müller ...
Erich Raeder ...
Self - Listens to Hess, Salutes SA Parade When Göring Sighted
Fritz Reinhardt ...
Self - Improvements Speech
Self - Unshakeable Belief Speech
Franz Xaver Schwarz ...
Self - Sits Between Wagner and Himmler, Listens to Hitler with Ley
Julius Streicher ...
Self - Stands with Hitler, Purity of Race Speech, Sits on Hitler's Left Near Podium, Nods in Agreement with Hitler
Fritz Todt ...
Self - Autobahn Speech
Werner von Blomberg ...
Self - Reviews Army Units with Hitler and Göring
Hans Georg von Friedeburg ...
Self - Salutes SA Parade when Göring Sighted
Gerd von Rundstedt ...
Self - Behind Raeder as He Salutes, Views Army Parade with Officers (unconfirmed)
Baldur von Schirach ...
Self - In Car, Arrives at Stadium with Hitler, Selfless Youth Speech to HJ, Views SS Parade, Listens to Hitler
Adolf Wagner ...
Self - Reads Hitler's Proclamation, Views Parade of SA in Short Pants, Sits Beside Schwarz, Listens to Hitler
George Yarid ...
Adolf Hitler

Directed by

Leni Riefenstahl

Written by

Leni Riefenstahl ... ()
Walter Ruttmann ... ()
Eberhard Taubert ... ()

Produced by

Leni Riefenstahl ... producer

Music by

Herbert Windt

Cinematography by

Sepp Allgeier ... (photographic director and camera operator)
Karl Attenberger
Werner Bohne
Walter Frentz
Hans Gottschalk
Werner Hundhausen
Herbert Kebelmann
Albert Kling
Franz Koch
Herbert Kutschbach
Paul Lieberenz
Vlada Majic
Richard Nickel
Walter Riml
Arthur Schwertfeger
Károly Vass
Franz Weihmayr
Siegfried Weimann
Karl Wellert

Editing by

Leni Riefenstahl ... (uncredited)

Production Design by

Albert Speer ... (uncredited)

Production Management

Walter Groskopf ... production leader
Artur Kiekebusch-Brenken ... unit manager (as Arthur Kiekebusch)
Walter Prager ... production manager
Walter Traut ... production manager

Sound Department

H. Bullerjahn ... assistant sound
H. Degner ... assistant sound
K. Drews ... assistant sound
E. Eisenbach ... assistant sound
Bruno Hartwich ... sound editor
H. Honicka ... assistant sound
Erwin Kropf ... assistant sound
C. Kühns ... assistant sound
H. Loos ... assistant sound
Alice Ludwig ... sound editor
J. Richter ... assistant sound
Walter Roßkopf ... assistant sound
Siegfried Schulz ... sound (as Siegfried Schulze)
Ernst Schütz ... sound

Special Effects by

Ernst Kunstmann ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department

August Beis ... assistant camera
Fritz Brunsch ... special photography
Richard Böhm ... assistant camera
Hans Bühring ... assistant camera
Bernhard Delschaft ... lighting design
Erich Grohmann ... assistant camera
Peter Hailer ... assistant camera
Peter Haller ... assistant camera
Wolf Hart ... assistant camera
Otto Jäger ... assistant camera
Richard Kandler ... assistant camera
Sepp Ketterer ... assistant camera
Josef Koch ... assistant camera
Ernst Kunstmann ... special photography
Erich Küchler ... assistant camera
Rolf Lantin ... still photographer
Heinz Linke ... assistant camera
Wolfgang Müller ... assistant camera
Hans Noack ... special photography
Bernhard Eugen Oskar ... assistant camera
Wilhelm Schmidt ... assistant camera
Kurt Schulz ... assistant camera
Erich Stoll ... assistant camera
Hans Wittmann ... assistant camera

Music Department

John Müller ... conductor
Richard Wagner ... music by (uncredited)

Additional Crew

Wolfgang Bruning ... production assistant
Rolf Hanasch ... pilot: airship
Robert A. Harris ... producer: 2015 film restoration
Adolf Hitler ... commissioned by (as Der Führer)
Guzzi Lantschner ... production assistant
Otto Lantschner ... production assistant
Erna Peters ... production assistant
Walter Prager ... production assistant
Anton Riediger ... aircraft pilot

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Plot Summary

This documentary by filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl's is about the Nazi party's 1934 rally in Nuremberg, Germany. Told without narration, it documents all six days of activities from Adolf Hitler's arrival to his departure. It includes speeches by all of the major participants as well as the various activities of the thousands upon thousands who attended. In hindsight, it's a chilling film that shows the power of propaganda. Written by garykmcd

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Also Known As
  • Das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 (Germany)
  • Triumph of the Will (Canada, English title)
  • Triumph Des Willens (Singapore, English title)
  • Triumph of the Will (United States)
  • Triumph of the Will (World-wide, English title)
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  • 114 min
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Budget DEM280,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Trivia The film spent six months in the editing suite. The two-hour running time represents approximately 3% of the footage Leni Riefenstahl shot. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Hitler Lives (1945). See more »
Soundtracks Die Fanhe Hoch (Raise High the Flag) See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Rudolf Hess: The Party is Hitler. But Hitler is Germany as Germany is Hitler! Hitler, Sieg Heil! Sieg Heil!
crowd: Heil! Heil! Heil!...
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