Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Leni by Steven Bach

Leni Riefenstahl is one of the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the twentieth century. Best known as 'Hitler's filmmaker', Riefenstahl made two documentaries, OLYMPIA and TRIUMPH OF THE WILL, acknowledged to be among the greatest films ever made. But they are insidious glorifications of the Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich. Drawing on new primary sources - recordings of Riefenstahl herself, interviews with her colleagues and intimate friends - Steven Bach puts the lie to her lifelong portrayal of herself as an apolitical artist who knew nothing of the Holocaust, firmly denying her connection to the Nazi regime. The facts speak for themselves: Riefenstahl's passionate involvement with the Nazis from their earliest days; the secret agreements that financed her career and supported her in later life; her visits to concentration camps and use of slave labour courtesy of the Third Reich - and more. This is an exceptional work of historical investigation, an objective but unsparing appraisal of a woman of great talent who was corrupted by ruthless ambition.

Buy Leni by Steven Bach from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780349115535
ISBN-10: 0349115532
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 33mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Leni by Steven Bach

Book Reviews - Leni by Steven Bach

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Leni book by Steven Bach and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Steven Bach

Steven Bach is the author of MARLENE DIETRICH and DAZZLER: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MOSS HART, and the best-selling memoir FINAL CUT. He was in charge of worldwide production for United Artists and now teaches at Bennington College and Columbia University.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Leni by Steven Bach also bought the following titles:

Books By Steven Bach

Marlene Dietrich by Steven Bach
Paperback, March 2011
$38.28
Genius of the System by Steven Bach
Paperback, March 2010
$41.62
Leni by Steven Bach
Paperback, February 2008
$30.02
Dazzler by Steven Bach
Paperback, April 2002
$33.36