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Der Sieg des Glaubens (1933)

Der Sieg des Glaubens (English: The Victory of Faith, Victory of Faith, or Victory of the Faith) (1933) is the first propaganda film directed by Leni Riefenstahl. Her film recounts the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Joseph Goebbels ... Himself (as Josef Goebbels)
Hermann Göring ... Himself
Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess ... Himself
Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler ... Himself
Adolf Hitler ... Himself
Robert Ley Robert Ley ... Himself
Willy Liebel Willy Liebel ... Himself
Ernst Röhm Ernst Röhm ... Himself
Albert Speer ... Himself
Margarete Speer Margarete Speer ... Herself
Julius Streicher Julius Streicher ... Himself
Franz von Epp Franz von Epp ... Himself
Franz von Papen Franz von Papen ... Himself
August Wilhelm von Preußen August Wilhelm von Preußen ... Himself (as Prince August Wilhelm)
Baldur von Schirach Baldur von Schirach ... Himself
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Der Sieg des Glaubens (English: The Victory of Faith, Victory of Faith, or Victory of the Faith) (1933) is the first propaganda film directed by Leni Riefenstahl. Her film recounts the Fifth Party Rally of the Nazi Party, which occurred in Nuremberg from 30 August to 3 September 1933. The film is of great historic interest because it shows Adolf Hitler and Ernst Röhm on close and intimate terms, before Röhm was shot on the orders of Hitler on the Night of the Long Knives in July 1934. All known copies of the film were destroyed on Hitler's orders, and it was considered lost until a copy turned up in the 1990s in the United Kingdom Written by pameerkhan

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Germany

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German | Italian

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1 December 1933 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Victory of Faith See more »

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Mono (Tobis-Klangfilm)

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1.37 : 1
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Director Leni Riefenstahl was visiting Great Britian in April 1934, to speak at major universities to discuss her documentary film techniques. It is during this visit that at least one copy of this film is known to have been duplicated. It was found after being in storage for over 60 years, and is the only known surviving print. The opening credits appear to have been shot off of a screen projection, but the remainder of the footage appears to be a direct copy of a print. See more »

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Followed by Tag der Freiheit - Unsere Wehrmacht (1935) See more »

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Die Fahnen hoch (Horst Wessel Lied)
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The prequel to Triumph of the Will
8 January 1999 | by joel-28See all my reviews

Triumph of the Will is a remake of this film, Riefenstahls earlier effort. However only myself and a few others have seen this film in it's entirety as it is generally believed lost. It is a fantastic film in that one can truly see how Riefenstahl was developing her unique documentary style which would later result in Triumph of the Will, Day of Freedom Our Armed Forces and finally Olympia I and II. Sadly this film will probably never be released to the general public as it is heavily protected by the German Federal Archives and rights are administered through Transit Film Munich. Rating? Three of Five Stars!


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