Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Elevated GV. of the courtroom, showing the judges dais to be empty. LS. as Adolf Eichmann and two guards enter bullet- proof box and sit down. MS. Side view one of the Counsel. MS. Eichmann in box.
Various shots of the courtroom, Eichmann stands as the judges come in and take their places on dais. Various shots taken in the courtroom as Eichmann has the indictment read to him in Hebrew by Israel's attorney general Gideon Hausner, and then translated to him in German.
CUs. as Eichmann's counsel Dr. Robert Servatius puts forward his objections as to the jurisdiction of the Israeli court, and then the attorney general speaks and says he will remain impartial throughout the case. (F.G. Nat Sound)
Note: Paper work has two versions of spelling Adolf / Adolph
Note: Eichmann is charged with directing the Nazi mass murder (Holocaust / Final Solution) of six million Jews. He was arrested in Argentina in May 1960.
The trial is translated.