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The holy mountain

Arnold Fanck (director)
Title
The holy mountain / written and dir. by Arnold Fanck
Director
Arnold Fanck
Language
English
Parallel title
Der Heilige Berg
Publisher
Eureka Video, [jaar van uitgave niet vastgesteld]
2 dvd-video's : zw/w.
Recording date
1926
Playing time
106, 180 min.
Note
Disc 2 bevat de documentaire The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl geregisseerd door Ray Müller, uitgebracht in 1993 Ondertiteling : Engels Tussenteksten in het Duits
EAN
5060000401912

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Arnold Fanck

Arnold Fanck (6 March 1889 – 28 September 1974) was a German film director and pioneer of the mountain film genre. He is best known for the extraordinary alpine footage he captured in such films as The Holy Mountain (1926), The White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929), Storm over Mont Blanc (1930), The White Ecstasy (1931), and S.O.S. Eisberg (1933). Fanck was also instrumental in launching the careers of several filmmakers during the Weimar years in Germany, including Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, and cinematographers Sepp Allgeier, Richard Angst, Hans Schneeberger, and Walter Riml.

Biography

Arnold Fanck was born on 6 March 1889 in Frankenthal, Germany.

Together with Odo Deodatus Tauern, Bernhard Villinger and Rolf Bauer, Fanck established the company "Berg- und Sportfilm GmbH Freiburg" in Freiburg im Breisgau in 1920. Fanck, who held a PhD in geology, directed mountain films, sports films and …Read more on Wikipedia