Ways to Strength and Beauty

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Ways to Strength and Beauty
Wege zu Kraft und Schönheitposter.jpg
German theatrical release poster
Directed by
  • Nicholas Kaufmann
  • Wilhelm Prager
Based on Title 
by Author
Starring
Music by Giuseppe Becce
Cinematography
  • Eugen Herich
  • Friedrich Paulmann
  • Friedrich Weinmann
Production
company
Distributed by Oefa-Film Verleih
Release dates
  • March 16, 1925 (1925-03-16) (Berlin)
  • October 12, 1925 (1925-10-12) (Finland)
Running time 100 minutes
Country Germany
Language Silent film, German intertitles

Ways to Strength and Beauty (German: Wege zu Kraft und Schönheit) is a 1925 German silent film directed by Nicholas Kaufmann and Wilhelm Prager. The film was produced by Ufa-Kulturfilmabteilung of Weimar Germany.

The action was an idealized, somewhat naive approximation to the health and beauty in conformity with nature. The film offered a contrast to the rather hopeless living in the city of Berlin and other large cities of Germany during the twenties and became an immediate success quite from the beginning. Finally it became the most popular and most important German kulturfilm of this period.

The film is best known as the first film to feature Leni Riefenstahl.

Cast[edit]

  • Jack Dempsey (archival footage)
  • Jenny Hasselqvist
  • Josef Holub
  • Niddy Impekoven
  • Tamara Karsavina
  • La Jana
  • Leni Riefenstahl
  • Hertha von Walther
  • Johnny Weissmuller (archival footage)

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