logos.jpg“History is not about the facts. It is about the context and who is telling the story.” —Prof. Milton Fine. 

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past."   –– George Orwell in his novel "1984." 

"Whoever doubts the exclusive guilt of Germany for the Second World War destroys the foundation of post–war politics." ––  Prof. Theodor Eschenberg, Rector, the University of Tübingen.

 

POSTER GALLERY  --view

over 500 German film

original posters betweenpngtree-15-years-anniversary-logo-with-ribbon-png-image_5280377-1812814530.jpg

1927–1954  from

Germany and from

many Axis and Neutral countries

across Europe!  

 

Note!  Posters in the Poster Gallery are PERMANENT

acquisitions which are NOT FOR SALE!!   ONLY the

posters listed in our POSTER STORE are for sale. 

(They have a price and order button to use.)

 

Im Trommelfeuer der Westfront

 

A print of this film exists in the German Bundesarchiv. A truncated version was released in the German  DVD market a few years ago.  An uncensored, full–length excellent print transfer to DVD is for sale from International Historic Films in Chicago. Their DVD has a  full 21 extra minutes of battle footage censored in the post–war DVD version for sale in Germany. 

From our Collection, an autographed artist card from the Director, Charles Willy Kaiser, who was also a film actor in silent and sound films, prior  to directing, and who died in 1942. 

 

064_001_charles-willy-kayser-with-signature-ross-edition-nr-2459-1 (1).jpg

Here, also from our collection,  is an original 1936 handbill promoting the film for a Dresden area cinema:

Trommelfeuer-handbill.jpg

Also from our Collection, a second colourful cinema handbill:

 

Trommelfeuer.jpg

 

 

The remark under the illustration declares 'FLAMETHROWERS - TANKS - MACHINEGUNS - ARTILLERY OF ALL CALIBRES bring death and destruction in the fading light at day's end....."   followed by   "Youth can be admitted to the film." 

This poster is for an outdoor advertising column, a Litfass, and was printed in 1936 in Austria.

 

BELOW, a lobby card for the film from our Film Photo archive...

 

Trommel-907.jpg

 
Year
1936
 
Director
Kayser
 
Country
Austria