D III 88

1939 film by Herbert Maisch and Hans Bertram / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

D III 88 (sometimes written as DIII 88) is a 1939 German drama film directed by Herbert Maisch and Hans Bertram and starring Christian Kayßler, Otto Wernicke and Heinz Welzel. It was made as a propaganda film with the support of Luftwaffe chief Hermann Göring, and was the last of a series of Nazi aviation films to be made before the outbreak of World War II. It was one of the most commercially successful films released during the Nazi era.[1] It was praised by Joseph Goebbels as "an irreproachable film of national destiny".[2] The title, referring to the serial number of the Albatros D.III flown by one of the characters in the World War I, was an attempt to re-inforce the propaganda link between the modern Luftwaffe and that of World War I.[3]

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D III 88
Directed by
Written by
  • Wolf Neumeister
  • Hans Bertram
Produced byFred Lyssa
Starring
Cinematography
Edited byCarl Otto Bartning
Music byRobert Küssel
Production
company
Distributed byTobis Film
Release date
  • 26 October 1939 (1939-10-26)
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman
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