“History is not about the facts. It is about the context and who is telling the story.” —Prof. Milton Fine.
A private photo album of 27 small snaspshots was purchased in April 2013 of behind–the–scenes at the filming of Der Große König. Two of those album pages are shown here:
Here is a close–up of the behind–the–scenes moment when the soldier played by Gustav Fröhlich is tied to the wagon wheel as a punishment for disobeying orders:
Here is the original Ufa studio invitation for the world premiere of the film in 1942: