[Venice, Calif.] : Pathfinder Home Entertainment, c2006.
2 videodiscs (ca. 204 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
The Leni Riefenstahl archival collection.
Writer/producer/director, Leni Riefenstahl ; camera, Hans Ertl ... [et al.]; music, Herbert Windt.
"Complete original version"--Container.
Originally released as a documentary film in Germany in 1938.
Venice 1938: Best foreign movie; Olympic Gold Medal of the International Olympic Committee.
Disc 1: Olympia 1. Teil-Fest der völker=Festival of Nations-part 1 -- Disc 2: Olympia 2 Teil -Fest der schönheit=Festival of beauty-part 2.
Includes German and dubbed English language soundtracks, with optional English subtitles.
The first of two films made to record the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin. Although controversial for its ties to, and representation of National Socialism, it is considered by many to be a brilliant and ground-breaking sports documentary.
Special features: deleted scene: "Olympia Oath", alternate scenes ; Essay by film historian David Calvert Smith. Biography of Leni Riefenstahl, short film "Jugend der welt" , official documentary of the 1936 Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen ; "Die Kamera fahrt mit", 1936 documentary by Bavaria-Filmkunst featuring footage from Leni Riefenstahl's film "Olympia" and "Triumph of the will".
Olympia (Motion picture)
Festival of the nations
Festival of beauty