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DER KAMPF MIT DEM BERGE [THE FIGHT WITH THE MOUNTAIN] Arnold Fanck c.1930 Hardcover Fine
By Fanck, Arnold
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Berlin, c. 1930. 144 pp, photos and text are gravure-printed in a sepia-toned ink. In German. Small rigid pictorial (slightly worn) covers, else Fine.

Arnold Fanck (1889-1974) was a German pioneer of mountain films. His book The Fight with the Mountain is a report about the making of Fanck's successful 1926 film "Der Heilige Berg" (The Holy/Sacred Mountain). The book was published as part of a series of photo books.

Leni Riefenstahl became a star in Fanck's films was . Both Riefenstahl and Fanck later cooperated with the Nazis for propaganda films. The book designer was Paul Stadlinger, whose career seems to have proved compatible with the new regime, too – with books like "Nürnberg 1933" about the "Reichsparteitag" (Nuremberg Rally).

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