Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler

Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler is a 1962 documentary directed by Louis Clyde Stoumen, depicting the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, using Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 1794 version of Reynard the Fox as a parallel.[1]

Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler
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Directed byLouis Clyde Stoumen
Written byLouis Clyde Stoumen
Johann Wolfgang Goethe
Produced byLouis Clyde Stoumen
Don Devlin
Narrated byMarlene Dietrich
Edited byKenn Collins
Richard Kaplan
Mark Wortreich
Music byEzra Laderman
Distributed byCapri Films
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Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States

It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1962.[2][3] Black Fox was originally scheduled to be released by Astor Pictures. After Astor's bankruptcy, Black Fox was released by the newly-formed Capri Films.[4]

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  1. ^ "Deal Man Produces Oscar-Winning Film". Asbury Park Press. 1963-05-19. p. 36 – via
  2. ^ "NY Times: Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2008-11-08.
  3. ^ "The 35th Academy Awards (1963) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "Producer of 'Black Fox' Plans More Documentaries". Boxoffice. 1963-05-20. p. 18. Retrieved 2020-04-12 – via Lantern.

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