restricted access Capture the Film! Hints on the Use of, Out of the Use of, Proletarian Film Propaganda (USA, 1925)

Willi Münzenberg (1889–1940) was a German communist organizer and a Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands member of the Reichstag from 1924 to 1933. Working close with the Comintern, Münzenberg was renowned as a propagandist. Here he argues that communists must be as successful as capitalists in using fi lms for propaganda instead of turning against the new technology as simply a bourgeois capitalist tool.