• Short Summary

    Good shots of the launch of the German warship 'Prince Eugen' - Hitler attends.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown


    Shots of Nazi and other flags. LS Adolf Hitler arriving on river boat with other dignitaries. People look on from dockside. Quick shot of warship. CU Swastika flag. Hitler and Hungarian leader Admiral Miklos Horthy come ashore. Various shots of German Naval Guard of Honour. Horthy and Hitler inspect the Guard and then mount a podium.

    Tilt down prow of large ship. Large crowd there to watch the launching. A naval officer says a few words while Hitler and Horthy look on. CU various Nazi symbols. CU of some of the shipyard workers. Shot the ship on the slipway. More shots of the speech and the crowd. CU flags. Frau Von Horthy releases the bottle of champagne to christen the ship. Hitler thanks her as she steps away.

    Various shots of the ship yard workers as they start to launch the ship. There are cries of Seig Heil as the ship begins to move. Nice shots of the Prince Eugen as it moves down the slipway. People sing the German National Anthem. Hitler and Horthy salute as the ship is nudged out into the water by a tug.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes: - Prince Eugene.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:34:00 / 01:23:54:00
    UN 109 E

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