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    Leni Riefenstahl in "S.O.S. Eisberg" (Universal-German Adaptation, 1933). German Lobby Card (9" X 12").
    This spectacular lobby card is from the German adaptation of this film which was shot simultaneously in English (also starring Leni Riefenstahl, but with American co-star Rod La Rocque). It is the tale of the real-life Alfred Lothar Wegener polar expedition of 1929-30. Before becoming a director, Riefenstahl first starred in several mountain/adventure films directed by her idol, Arnold Fanck, from whom she learned cinemagraphic techniques. This film marks the last of the US/German film collaborations, as the Nazi party was taking over power in Germany. Riefenstahl is most remembered today for her glorification of Hitler and the Nazis in her notorious propaganda films. There are Deutsche Universal Film logos, and a Film-Prufstelle embossed blind stamp on the reverse. A truly rare image of one of cinema's most controversial and enigmatic directors. Near Mint.


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