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Filmography

Luis Trenker

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 112 min 

    Der grosse sprung is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Dolomites. It was directed by Arnold Fanck in 1927 and produced by UFA. It features Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Hans Schneeberger, Paul Graetz and Walter Riml.


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    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W silent
    • 106 min 

    Two friends fall in love with the dancer Diotima. While climbing in the mountains, they got into a fight and the younger man falls over a ledge. The older it can just hold still, but no longer pull. A snow storm draws on, and the older friend sees a hallucination and Diotima in a world of ice in front of an altar occur. He wants to go on it, but it actually crashes and his friend to death. Organised by Diotima rescue team comes too late.


    Der heilige berg 1926 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 95 min 

    Mountaineering drama based on the novel by Carl Haensel: The Italian Carrel and the Englishman Whymper compete for the first ascent of the Matterhorn. Whymper's first group reached the summit, but his companions rush off on the way back, and Whymper is alleged that he had to save himself, cut the rope. Since the loser Carrel rises again on the Matterhorn, is the rope that torn, not cut, and Whymper proves innocence.


    Der berg ruft 1938 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany 
    • Color
    • 93 min 

    Von der liebe besiegt is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Matterhorn. It was directed by Luis Trenker in 1956 and produced by Meteor-Film. It features Marianne Hold, Wolfgang Preiss, Fritz Tillmann, Robert Freitag, Luis Trenker, Armin Schweizer and others.


    Von der Liebe Besiegt 1956 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 93 min 

    Constance, the young widow of a wealthy American who gets a love letter from the Engadine, signed by the famous guide Toni Anewater she had met during a holiday in the previous year. Constanze and her friend Dorothy therefore go to Switzerland for winter sports.

    But identical love letters to other vemögende ladies in London, Paris and Rome on the way, all written by an enterprising owner! Only mountain guide Toni himself knows nothing of the letters look just wonder about the amorous glances throw him the ladies of his Skilehrgangs ...


    Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin 1938 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany / USA 
    • B/W sound
    • 102 min 

    Story of the trials and tribulations of a German who emigrates to the US during the Great Depression.


    Der verlorene sohn 1934 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Subgenre

      Mountain Drama
    • About

    • Germany 
    • Color
    • 91 min 

    Sein bester freund is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Eiger. It was directed by Luis Trenker in 1962 and produced by Kurt Ulrich Film. It features Toni Sailer, Dietmar Schönherr, Hilti von Allmen, Hans Nielsen, Elke Roesler, Rudolf Platte and others.


    Sein bester freund 1962 poster a.jpg

    Drama

    • Germany / UK 
    • B/W sound
    • 55 min 

    Devil of the Matterhorn is a drama about alpinism that takes place in Matterhorn. It was directed by Harry Revier in 1932. It features Luis Trenker, Marcella Albani, Peter Voss, Alexandra Schmitt, Clifford McLaglen, Johanna Ewald and others.


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    Drama

    • UK / Germany / France / Belgium 
    • Color
    • 180 min 

    A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis.


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    • Germany 
    • B/W sound
    • 10 min 

    Die sphinx von Zermatt is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Matterhorn. It was directed by Luis Trenker in 1952 and produced by Luis Trenker-Film.


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    Documentary

Found films (31)

Original title Year Dir / Prod Locations Genres
Picture Film data Locations
Der grosse sprung 1927 Arnold Fanck, UFA Dolomites Drama
Der grosse sprung Dolomites
Der heilige berg 1926 Arnold Fanck, UFA Pennine Alps Drama
Der heilige berg Pennine Alps
Der berg ruft 1938 Luis Trenker, Luis Trenker-Film Matterhorn Drama
Der berg ruft Matterhorn
Von der liebe besiegt 1956 Luis Trenker, Meteor-Film Matterhorn Drama
Von der liebe besiegt Matterhorn
Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin 1938 Luis Trenker, Werner Klingler, Luis Trenker-Film, Terra-Film AG Silberhorn Drama
Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin Silberhorn
Der verlorene sohn 1934 Luis Trenker, Deutsche Universal-Film Weisshorn Drama
Der verlorene sohn Weisshorn
Sein bester freund 1962 Luis Trenker, Kurt Ulrich Film Eiger Drama
Sein bester freund Eiger
Devil of the Matterhorn 1932 Harry Revier Matterhorn Drama
Devil of the Matterhorn Matterhorn
Die macht der bilder - Leni Riefenstahl 1993 Ray Müller, Nomad Films [Belgium], Omega Film Piz Palü, Dolomites Documentary
Die macht der bilder - Leni Riefenstahl Piz Palü
Dolomites
Die sphinx von Zermatt 1952 Luis Trenker, Luis Trenker-Film, Olympia-Film Matterhorn Documentary
Die sphinx von Zermatt Matterhorn