This is my story about "Our Hitler." I have been searching for a
copy of this film ever since I read Sontag's essay of it in the NYR
back in the late '70's. A year and 1/2 ago, I was THRILLED to see it
listed in the Luminous Film & Video Wurks catalog and immediately
ordered it, with some other titles requested by a faculty member. We
had to prepaid. They cashed our check. We didn't receive a
shipment. We called them. They said they would ship right away. We
waited. We didn't get our stuff. We called again. They apologized
and sent they were working on it. We never received our shipment.
The end. Needless to say, we won't be sending them any more of our
money, and too bad for them 'cause I was prepared to buy a lot from
Title: Hitler, ein film aus Deutschland [videorecording]
Hitler, a film from Germany / [produced by
Variant Titles: Also known as: Our Hitler
Hitler, a film from Germany
Published: Medford NY : Luminous Film & Video Wurks, [199-?]
Description: Visual Material
3 videocassettes (420 min.) : sd., col., with b&w
sequences ; 1/2 in.
Credits: Direction, Hans Jnrgen Syberberg ; screenplay, Hans Jnrgen
Syberberg ; editing, Jutta Brandstaedter ;
cinematography, Dietrich Lohmann ; art direction, Hans
Gailling ; puppets by Barbara Buchwald and Hans HM.
Cast: Harry Baer, Heinz Schubert, Peter Kern, Hellmut Lange,
Rainer von Artenfels, Martin Sperr, Peter Moland,
Johannes Buzalski, Alfred Edel, Amelie Syberberg.
Summary: Highly experimental film providing a panoramic view of the
sources which helped shape early twentieth-century
Germany through the Nazi period.
Notes: Videocassette release of motion picture originally
released in West Germany in 1977.
German, with English subtitles; some English narration
LC Subjects: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945--Drama.
Other Authors, Contributors, Titles, etc.:
Syberberg, Hans Jnrgen, 1935-
Baer, Harry, 1947-
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Luminous Film & Video Wurks.
End of a Winter's tale.
We, the children of Hell.
Location: CMIT Library, General Circulation Material
Call Number: On Order
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