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Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations (1938) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Leni Riefenstahl

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Leni Riefenstahl ... (writer)

Cast complete, awaiting verification  

David Albritton ... Himself - High Jump, USA (uncredited)
Arvo Askola ... Himself - 10000 Metres, FIN (uncredited)
Jack Beresford ... Himself - Carries British Flag (uncredited)
Erwin Blask Erwin Blask ... Himself - Hammer Throw, German (uncredited)
Sulo Bärlund Sulo Bärlund ... Himself - Shot Put, Finland (uncredited)
Ibolya Csák ... Herself - High Jump, Hungary (uncredited)
Glenn Cunningham ... Himself (uncredited)
Henri de Baillet-Latour Henri de Baillet-Latour ... Himself - IOC, Stands with Hitler, with Hurdlers (uncredited)
Philip Edwards Philip Edwards ... Himself - 800 Metres, Canada (uncredited)
Donald Finlay Donald Finlay ... Himself - 110m Hurdles, GB (uncredited)
Tilly Fleischer ... Herself - Javelin Throw, Germany (uncredited)
Wilhelm Frick Wilhelm Frick ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
Joseph Goebbels ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
Hermann Göring ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
Ernest Harper ... Himself - Marathon, GB (uncredited)
Karl Hein ... Himself - Hammer Throw, Germany (uncredited)
Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess ... Himself - Stands with Hitler (uncredited)
Adolf Hitler ... Himself - Declares Games Open (uncredited)
Volmari Iso-Hollo Volmari Iso-Hollo ... Himself - 10000 Metres, FIN (uncredited)
Cornelius Johnson Cornelius Johnson ... Himself - High Jump, USA (uncredited)
Matti Järvinen ... Himself - Javelin, FIN (uncredited)
Elfriede Kaun Elfriede Kaun ... Herself - High Jump, Germany (uncredited)
King Umberto II King Umberto II ... Himself - Stands with Hitler, Salutes Italian Team (uncredited)
Kalevi Kotkas Kalevi Kotkas ... Himself - High Jump, FIN (uncredited)
Gustaf Alfons Koutonen Gustaf Alfons Koutonen ... Himself - Hammer Throw, FIN (uncredited)
Luise Krüger Luise Krüger ... Herself - Javelin Throw, Germany (uncredited)
Maria Kwasniewska Maria Kwasniewska ... Herself - Javelin Throw, Poland (uncredited)
Theodor Lewald Theodor Lewald ... Himself - German Olympic Committee, Stands with Hitler (uncredited)
Luz Long Luz Long ... Himself (uncredited)
Spiridon Louis Spiridon Louis ... Himself - Walks Behind Greek Flag, in Greek Costume (uncredited)
John Lovelock ... Himself - 1500 Metres, NZ (uncredited)
Gisela Mauermayer Gisela Mauermayer ... Herself - Discus Throw, Germany (uncredited)
Earle Meadows ... Himself - Pole Vault, USA (uncredited)
Ralph Metcalfe Ralph Metcalfe ... Himself - Sprinter, USA (uncredited)
Paula Mollenhauer Paula Mollenhauer ... Herself - Discus Throw, Germany (uncredited)
Väinö Muinonen Väinö Muinonen ... Himself - Marathon, FIN (uncredited)
Seung-yong Nam Seung-yong Nam ... Himself - Marathon, Japan (uncredited)
Henri Nannen Henri Nannen ... Announcer (uncredited)
Yrjö Nikkanen ... Himself - Javelin, FIN (uncredited)
Shûhei Nishida ... Himself - Pole Vault, Japan (uncredited)
Paavo Nurmi ... Himself - Spectator Watching 10000 Metres Race (uncredited)
Dorothy Odam ... Herself - High Jump, GB (uncredited)
Martinus Osendarp Martinus Osendarp ... Himself - 100 Metres, Holland (uncredited)
Jesse Owens ... Himself (uncredited)
Leni Riefenstahl ... Nude Dancer - Prologue (uncredited)
Mack Robinson Mack Robinson ... Himself - Second, After Owens (uncredited)
Ilmari Salminen ... Himself - 10000 Metres, FIN (uncredited)
Julius Schaub Julius Schaub ... Himself - Spectator, with Glasses, Behind Hitler (uncredited)
Kee-chung Sohn ... Himself - Marathon, Japan (uncredited)
Julius Streicher Julius Streicher ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
Gerhard Stöck ... Himself - Shot Put, Javelin Throw, Germany (uncredited)
Naoto Tajima Naoto Tajima ... Himself - Triple Jump, Japan (uncredited)
Erkki Tamila Erkki Tamila ... Himself - Marathon, FIN (uncredited)
Kalervo Toivonen Kalervo Toivonen ... Himself - Javelin, FIN (uncredited)
Forrest Towns ... Himself - 110m Hurdles, USA (uncredited)
Werner von Blomberg Werner von Blomberg ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
August von Mackensen August von Mackensen ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
Hans von Tschammer und Osten Hans von Tschammer und Osten ... Himself (spectator, in white suit) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Hans Woellke Hans Woellke ... Himself - Shot Put, Germany (uncredited)
Sueo Ôe Sueo Ôe ... Himself - Pole Vault (uncredited)

Produced by 

Leni Riefenstahl ... producer

Music by 

Herbert Windt
Walter Gronostay ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Wilfried Basse ... (uncredited)
Leo De Lafrue ... (uncredited)
Josef Dietze ... (uncredited)
E. Epkins ... (uncredited)
Hans Ertl ... (uncredited)
Walter Frentz ... (uncredited)
Hans Karl Gottschalk ... (uncredited)
Richard Groschopp ... (uncredited)
Willy Hameister ... (uncredited)
Wolf Hart ... (uncredited)
Hasso Hartnagel ... (uncredited)
Walter Hege ... (uncredited)
Paul Holzki ... (uncredited)
Werner Hundhausen ... (uncredited)
Albert Höcht ... (uncredited)
Carl Junghans ... (uncredited)
Herbert Kebelmann ... (uncredited)
Sepp Ketterer ... (uncredited)
Albert Kling ... (uncredited)
Ernst Kunstmann ... (uncredited)
Leo de Laforgue ... (uncredited)
Lagorio ... (uncredited)
E. Lambertini ... (uncredited)
Guzzi Lantschner ... (uncredited)
Otto Lantschner ... (uncredited)
Waldemar Lembke ... (uncredited)
Georg Lemke ... (uncredited)
C.A. Linke ... (uncredited)
Kurt Neubert ... (uncredited)
Erich Nitzschmann ... (uncredited)
Albert Schattmann ... (uncredited)
Hans Scheib ... (uncredited)
Wilhelm Schmidt ... (uncredited)
Hugo O. Schulze ... (uncredited)
Leo Schwedler ... (uncredited)
Alfred Siegert ... (uncredited)
W. Siehm ... (uncredited)
Ernst Sorge ... (uncredited)
Károly Vass ... (uncredited)
Andor von Barsy ... (uncredited)
Eberhard von der Heyden ... (uncredited)
Fritz von Friedl ... (uncredited)
Heinz von Jaworsky ... (uncredited)
Hugo von Kaweczynski ... (uncredited)
Alexander von Lagorio ... (uncredited)
H. von Stwolinski ... (uncredited)
Willy Zielke ... (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

Leni Riefenstahl

Production Management 

Walter Traut ... production manager (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Luggi Waldleitner ... assistant camera
Georg Fleischmann ... camera operator (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Erna Peters ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Thanks 

Pierre de Coubertin ... dedicatee (as Baron Pierre de Coubertin)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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