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    The White Hell of Pitz Palu (Universal, 1930). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    This is one of the best German films of the silent era. It's from the first release in the US by Universal, which was a sound version. This very rare card features Leni Riefenstahl, who was a fine actress before becoming a legendary film maker. This is the pivotal point in the film where Dr. Kraft (Gustav Diessl) has broken his leg and Maria (Riefenstahl) and Karl Stern (Ernst Petersen) are pulling him onto an ice ledge where they must spend the night during a storm. The location shooting was done in the Bernina Alps by co-director, mountain film pioneer, Arnold Fanck, with reports of cast and crew members actually suffering frostbite during the filming! The card has been cleaned and has some restoration for small tack holes in the borders and art, and a small diagonal crease. It displays beautifully. Here's a chance to be one of the few to own a vintage Riefenstahl poster. Fine+.


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    July, 2010
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