Arnold Fanck

Arnold Fanck at IFFR

Arnold Fanck (1889, Frankenthal, Germany - 1974) was a geologist and passionate mountain climber. Immediately after the First World War he made several documentaries and features known as Berg-Filme. Among his collaborators were Leni Riefenstahl, G.W. Pabst and Tay Garnett.

Filmography

Das Wunder des Schneeschuhs/Marvels of Ski (1921), Pomperly's Kampf mit dem Schneeschuh, Im Kampf mit dem Berge (1922), Der Berg des Schicksals/Peak of Fate (1924), Der Heilige Berg/Peaks of Destiny (1926), Der grosse Sprung/ The Big Jump (1927), Die weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü/The White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929), Stürme über dem Montblanc/Avalanche (1930), Der weisse Rausch/The White Frenzy/The White Ecstacy/The Ski Chase (1931), SOS Eisberg/SOS Iceberg (1933), Der ewige Traum (1934), Die Tochter des Samurai (1937), Ein Robinson (1940)


Arnold Fanck at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR