• Short Summary

    Hitler opens German Motor Industry Show.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GERMAN MOTOR INDUSTRY - Show opened".

    Berlin, Germany.

    Magnificent stage heavily decorated with Swastikas. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler on the stage speaking at the opening of the German Motor Industry Show. A long theatre style curtain opens to reveal a motor show. Various shots of cars, engines, motorbike engines etc. A great model of Volkswagen Beetle - is this its first appearance! Model is transparent so it is possible to see what is going inside the car. Closer look inside the car showing that it did not change much since.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    913.04
    Media URN:
    13432
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:38:00 / 01:08:25:00
    Canister:
    37/16

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The event seen here is the 1937 Berlin Motor Show.

    The show ran from 20 February to 7 March 1937.

  2. jamied says

    The car glimpsed at 00:16 is a Mercedes-Benz 540K Sindelfingen Roadster.

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