Leni Riefenstahl : a life

Other titles
  • Riefenstahl. English.
  • Riefenstahl. English.
  • 1st American ed.
  • New York : Faber & Faber 2007
Physical description
351 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • 9780374184933 (hbk.)
  • 0374184933 (hbk.)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Translated from the German.
  • adult
  • Preface: Approaching a myth. THE ASCENT. Berlin in the time of the Kaiser -- First career steps -- Star of Mountain Films -- Embarking on a new career. FAME. "I was infected" -- The Fuhrer's filmmaker -- The transition to documentary films -- Riefenstahl shapes the face of the Third Reich -- Perfect bodies -- Privileges of a state artist. THE FALL. A secret film project -- Flight into the putatively apolitical -- Not immune after all? THE NEW BEGINNING. Collapse and new beginning -- Riefenstahl discovers a new world -- The temporarily final career. CONCLUSION. The Riefenstahl Renaissance.
Other names
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English
  • German


  • With refreshing distance and detailed research, Trimborn presents the story of a stubborn and intimidating filmmaker who refused to be held accountable for her role in the Holocaust but contined to inspire countless photographers and filmmakers with her artistry.

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University of Bath Library: Level 5 791.42RIE
British Library: Humanities and Social Sciences, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2009.a.5575
University of Essex: Albert Sloman Library, Colchester campus PN 1998.A3R53
University of Leeds Library: Brotherton Library West Building, level 2 Theatre Q-11 RIE/T
Liverpool John Moores University: Aldham Robarts Library, Main 791.43028 TRI
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library PN1998.3.R54.T83
University of Oxford Libraries: Continuing Education Library 791.43 RIE/T
University of Oxford Libraries: Taylor Institution Library: Teaching Collection Books PN1998.3.R54 TRI 2007
University of Reading Library: University Library: 3rd Floor 791.430943-RIE/TRI
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