Sepp Allgeier

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Sepp Allgeier
Born 6 February 1895
Freiburg im Breisgau, German Empire
Died 11 March 1968
Freiburg im Breisgau, West Germany
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1913–1951

Sepp Allgeier (February 6, 1895 – March 11, 1968) was a German cinematographer who worked on around fifty features, documentaries and short films. He began his career as an assistant to Arnold Fanck, a leading director of Mountain films. He worked frequently with Luis Trenker and Leni Reifenstahl, both closely associated with the genre. He was Reifenstahl's lead cameraman on her 1935 propaganda film Triumph of the Will. During the Second World War, Allgeier filmed material for newsreels. He later worked in West German television.[1] His son is the cinematographer Hans-Jörg Allgeier.

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  1. ^ Reimer & Reimer p.39


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