Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Der Internationale Filmkongress Berlin 1935. 21. April - 1. Mai

Berlin: Reichsfilmkammer, 1935. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. (12) 24 (9)pp. Illustrated silver wraps with black lettering. Text lists members of the Executive Committee, the General Commission as well as the international organizations represented at the congress. Printed speech of Minister Dr. Goebbels welcoming the delegate in the name of the Führer, stressing the task of the art: to connect what politics and economies have separated and elaborating on the specific tasks of the medium film as a vehicle to connect nations through its cultural substance.

Contains a list of associations founded during the International Film Congress, e.g. the Internaltional Film Chamber, the "International Press Office for Film Techniques," and the text of various resolution decided on during the congress. The text is encased by b/w photographs taken during the congress (10 pages at front) and reactions of the international press in photomontages (6 pages at rear). The photographs show portraits of the Executive Committee, the introductory banquet, and various shots of participants and visitors. Includes b/w film stills of the movie "Das Mädchen Johanna (La Pucelle d'Orléans)," various b/w photographs of Dr. Goebbels appearance at the congress, and one photograph with of the delegation during a reception by Adolf Hitler. The six pages of photomontages at rear are headlining the positive receptions of the congress in the foreign press.

Text in German and French. Some wear of wraps along edges and covers, chips and some creasing. Block age-toned, not affecting photographic pages. Wraps and interior in overall good to goo+ condition. g to g+. Item #41010

Price: $750.00

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