• Short Summary

    Scenes of Austrian Nazis welcoming the Germans as they march over the frontiers and into Austria.

  • Description

    Titles read: "GERMAN TROOPS march into AUSTRIA".

    Austria.

    M/S of German tanks crossing the German / Austrian border as people make the Nazi salute German officers unscrew the frontier barrier and carry it off, looking jubilant. Soldiers on horseback march across a long bridge and into Salzburg; brief shot of children making the Nazi salute. Tanks travel through the city streets; Adolf Hitler (the Fuhrer) stands in an open car; people make the Nazi salute as he goes by.

    Several brief shots of crowds in the city making the salute; Nazi swastika flags hanging from buildings; soldiers marching along the streets. The Austrian leader, Dr Seyss-Inquart, stands on a balcony of the Chancellery in Vienna and makes the salute. Brief L/Ss of Hitler standing on a balcony at night in a spotlight.

    Visuals cut out at 01:43:27; soundtrack continues. The second half of the story is out of synch with commentary, probably due to some duplicate shots and the reappearance of the title card halfway through.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    957.44
    Media URN:
    16416
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:09:00 / 01:43:46:00
    Canister:
    38/22

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