Part IL Fest der Schnheit Festival of Beauty

Riefenstahl, Germany, 1938


Venice Film Festival: Winner - Mussolini Cup for Best Film (tied with Luciano Serra pilota, scripted by Mussolini Jr)

Production Details

Production company/studio Olympia Film

Producer Leni Riefenstahl

Director Leni Riefenstahl

Cinematographer Leni Riefenstahl (plus 22 uncredited cameramen)


Screenwriter Art director

Leni Riefenstahl Leni Riefenstahl Leni Riefenstahl

Cast Includes

Josef Goebbels Himself (spectator)

Hermann Goring Himself (spectator)

Adolf Hitler Himself (declares Games open)

John Lovelock Himself (New Zealand 1500 metres runner)

Ralph Metcalfe Himself (American sprinter)

Dorothy Odam Herself (British high jumper)

Jesse Owens Himself (American sprinter)

Fritz Schilgen Himself (he lights Olympic flame)

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