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Of Walking In Ice  
Author Werner Herzog
Original title Vom Gehen im Eis
Translator Marje Herzog and Alan Greenberg
Country Germany
Language German
Genre(s) Diary
Publisher Free Association
Publication date 1978
Published in
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 68
ISBN 978-0-9796121-0-7
OCLC Number 194118757

Of Walking In Ice is the published diary by German film director Werner Herzog published in 1978. It was written in German and translated to English.

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The book is the diary by Werner Herzog. It was written and takes place between November the 23rd and December the 14th 1974. In the foreword Herzog says that he had a call from a friend in Paris, informing him that his close friend and film historican Lotte Eisner was ill a probably going to die. Herzog claims that German cinema could not do without her and he would not permit her death. Not at that time. So se sets off to Paris from Munich believing thath he would save Eisner from death by arriving on foot. The book is the complete diary during his journey, only a few private remarks have been omitted.

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