• Short Summary

    The Classic 'Hitler's Home Movies' material from the late 1930s shown in a newsreel.

  • Description

    Note: This newsreel was released in cinemas in 1947, though the home movies were filmed in the late 1930s.

    Full title reads: "Berchtesgaden"

    Shots from a secret film, taken by Heinrich Hoffman, Nazi photographer found buried in an orchard of Adolf Hitler, in his Berchtesgaden retreat in Germany.

    LS Berchtesgaden, high in the Bavarian mountains. Good mountain scenery shot.

    CU The Fuhrer sitting on the terrace, reading, playing with an Alsatian dog. and playing with a small boy.

    MS Hitler greeting Joseph Goebbels, who pays a visit to Berchtesgaden.

    CU of Joachim Von Ribbentrop.

    CU of Heinrich Himmler, Head of the SS.

    CU Eva Braun, Hitler's wife wearing Austrian peasant clothes.

    MS Hitler dancing.

    MS Hitler and Eva looking out over the valley from the terrace.

    Cataloguers Note: This film was probably shot in the late 1930s.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:14:00 / 01:52:14:00

Comments (2)

  1. morafilms@gmail.com says

    This post is full of inaccuracies. Hitler died in 1945 so it cannot be 1947. Films were Eva Braun's home movies, not Heinrich Hoffman's.

  2. morafilms@gmail.com says

    You can find much more factual information online. The films were featured in 1973 in the documentary Swastika and were originally in 16MM color film.

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