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>I have been trying to unravel a mystery with regards to Riefenstahl's
>OLYMPIA.  Perhaps you guys (and guyettes) can help.
>
>I want to know the original running time of the film when it was released
>in April 1938.  There are several versions--I am basically concerned with
>the German one and the one intended for English speaking audiences.
>
>Please don't look at information for contemporary prints, as most were
>altered after the war.  I assume what I need is primary documents from
>the time, or a print I know has not been tampered with.
>
>Any ideas, sources of info, anything?
>
>Thanks in advance--
>
>D Ezell
>Georgia College
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D,
 
Most ref. sources,(Sadoul & Faber included) have Part I, Fest der Volker, at
118 min & part II, Fest der Schonheit at 107min.  Though our copy of Olympia
is 212 min.
 
Stephen
 
Stephen O'Riordan
Film/Video Library
Media Center, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA  92093-0504
Tel: 619/534-7981  Fax:  619/534-7180
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