Diesel (Rudolf Diesel, Inventor of Diesel Engine) DVD
Willy Birgel portrays Rudolf Diesel, who invented the diesel engine in the 19th Century. He receives support from his wife and is eventually aided by the Krupp firm, but is opposed by short sighted academics and engineers. Germany, 1942, B&W, 82 minutes. Directed by Gerhard Lamprecht; music by Hans-Otto Borgmann; co-starring Paul Wegener and Hilde Weissner. German dialogue. No Subtitles.