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1951-1955

     
  1951  
     
     
    Die Sunderin (1951)
   

 

 

18/1 -

The first nude scene in a mainstream German film appears in Die Sünderin (The Sinner).   Hildegard Knef is the actress who disrobes. [MORE] [ADD]

 

 

 

 

Mar -

The Bundestag approves the principle of deficit guarantees favouring film production in West Germany. [MORE] [ADD]

 

 

 

 

May -

Fritz Falter opens the Occam Cinema (Studio für Filmkunst/Studio for Film Art) in Munich, the country’s first repertoire cinema. [MORE] [ADD]

 

 

 

 

6/6 -

The first Berlin Film Festival, instigated by Dr Alfred Bauer, takes place.   Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca is the first film to be shown. [MORE] [ADD]

 

 

 

 

20/8 -

The Film Evaluation Board is established.   Films awarded a ‘valuable’ or ‘especially valuable’ grade receive tax relief from the government. [MORE] [ADD]

   

 

    – The first German Filmpreis is awarded by the Federal Minister of the Interior. [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1952  
     
    The Great Dictator (1940)
   

 

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Charlie Chaplin refuses to allow Limelight to be distributed unless the German people are first able to see The Great Dictator. [MORE] [ADD]

 

West Germany: 1946-1950

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