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Leni Riefenstahl

Movie actress, director, innovator, still photographer. Filmmaker for Adolf Hitler. Triumph of the Will, a Propaganda film. Totally hot babe. Claims she never fucked Hitler, but probably would have if he had approached her.

When Leni toured the U.S. in 1938, she was boycotted all over the place. Her few friends included Nazi sympathizer Henry Ford, and Hollywood studio head Walt Disney.


22 Aug 1902 Helene (Leni) Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl born to Bertha Sherlach and Alfred Riefenstahl, Prinz-Eugen-Straße, Berlin.
1934 Triumph des Willens.
1934 Tag der Freiheit.
20 Apr 1938 Olympia premiers at the UFA Palast am Zoo Cinema on Adolf Hitler's 49th birthday.
1938 Travels to America to promote Olympia. Meets with Walt Disney.
1944 Marries Peter Jakob.
3 Jun 1945 Released from American custody.
Mar 1946 Article "Nazi Pin-up Girl: Hitler's No. 1 Movie Actress" by Budd B. Schulberg appears in Saturday Evening Post.
Aug 1947 Released from French custody.
1954 Tiefland.
1974 Photography book, The Last of the Nuba.
1993 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl.
1995 Publishes A Memoir.
2002 Riefenstahl's helicopter crashes in the Sudan.
8 Sep 2003 Leni Riefenstahl dies from heart failure at her home in Pöcking, 10:50 pm.

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