Re: Triumph of the Will - Public Performance Rights?

Sarah Andrews (
Thu, 13 Feb 2003 11:09:26 -0800 (PST)

I agree with your decision.

What I would recommend that he do (although it is probably too late for
this film) is collect the email addresses of all the students in the course
and set up a distribution list for announcements such as these.

Sarah Andrews
University of Iowa Libraries

At 12:50 PM 2/13/2003, you wrote:
>A professor has asked me to post an e-mail on our all-students listserv, to
>let the students in his course know that there are 3 showings of "Triumph
>of the Will" scheduled in the next few days, and that they are required to
>view the film at any one of those times.
>Sending a message to our whole student body is what I consider
>"advertising." I rather doubt that this 1934 film is in the public domain,
>so I will not do as he has asked until I am absolutely sure of the film's
>Can anyone tell me? Thanks in advance.
>Marilyn Huntley
>~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
>Marilyn B. Huntley, Audiovisual Assistant
>(Film Scheduling & Rentals)
>Audiovisual Classrm Svcs, 408 C. A. Johnson Hall
>Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton NY 13323
>Phone 315-859-4120; Fax 315-859-4687