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    • Leni

    • The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl
    • By: Steven Bach
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Tiefenthaler
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Leni Riefenstahl, "Hitler's filmmaker", remains one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century. Susan Sontag, though one of her severest critics, said that Triumph of the Will and Olympia, Riefenstahl's most noted films, "may be the two greatest documentaries ever made". Others see her story as an object lesson about opportunism.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book bad narrator

    • By A User on 06-13-07

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend

    • By: Steven Bach
    • Narrated by: Roddy McDowell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    From the stages of Berlin to anti-Nazi efforts and silver-screen stardom, Steven Bach reveals the fascinating woman behind the myth surrounding Marlene Dietrich in a biography that will stand as the ultimate authority on a singular star. Based on six years of research and hundreds of interviews - including conversations with Dietrich - this is the life story of one of the 20th century's greatest movie actresses and performers, an icon who embodied glamour and sophistication for audiences around the globe.

    Regular price: $17.47