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The Gleiwitz case [videorecording] : the Nazi secret plan to invade Poland / Progress Film-Verleih GmbH ; Icestorm International in association with the University of Massachusetts ; Buch, Wolfgang Kohlhaas, Günther Rücker ; Produktionsleitung, Erich Albrecht ; Regie, Gerhard Klein.

Other Title:
Original title: Fall Gleiwitz [videorecording]
Publication:
New York : First Run Features, [2006]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 70 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes -- Drama.
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Gleiwitz (Germany) -- History -- Drama.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Poland -- Drama.
Poland -- Foreign relations -- Germany -- Drama.
Nazi propaganda -- Drama.
National socialism -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films -- Germany (East)
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
War films.
Historical films.
Suspense films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
War films.
Historical films.
War -- Feature.
Historical -- Feature.
Thriller -- Feature.
Language:
German dialogue, English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
Dramatization of a successful assault by Nazis, posing as Poles, on a German border radio station so that Hitler could "justify" his invasion of Poland. The film reflects on the possibilities and techniques of provocation. It shows how facts and opinions can be manipulated and how people are made to accept lies, murder, and war.
Participant:
Hannjo Hasse, Herwart Grosse, Hilmar Thate, Georg Leopold, Wolfgang Kalweit, Rolf Ripperger, Christoph Beyertt, Rudolf Woschick, Manfred Günther.
Credits:
Cinematography, Jan Čuřík ; editor, Evelyn Carow ; music, Kurt Schwaen.
Notes:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: "The case of 'The Gleiwitz case'" essay; Film about editor Evelyn Carow; Original trailer; Photo gallery; Biographies; Filmographies.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Flora Haney Fund.
Contributor:
Klein, Gerhard, 1920-1970. , Director
Kohlhaase, Wolfgang, 1931- , Screenwriter
Rücker, Günther. , Screenwriter
Albrecht, Erich, 1907- , Producer
Hasse, Hannjo, 1921-1983. , Actor
Grosse, Herwart, 1908-1982. , Actor
Thate, Hilmar. , Actor
Schwaen, Kurt, 1909-2007. , Composer
Čuřík, Jan , Cinematographer
First-Run Features (Firm) , Distributor
DEFA. , Producer
Icestorm International, Inc. , Producer
University of Massachusetts (System) , Producer
Flora Haney Fund.
OCLC:
66914087
Publisher Number:
720229912075
FRF 912075D First Run Features
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