• Short Summary

    Hitler wins election by vast majority - crowds of Germans celebrate.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany votes - overwhelming majority for Hitler".

    Berlin, Germany.

    Election in Germany - Hitler goes to the poling station.

    Various shots of president and chancellor, Adolf Hitler, being driven through streets in open topped cars. Massive crowds give fascist / Nazi salutes to dictator as he drives passed. Swastika flags are everywhere; waved by crowd, hanging from buildings. Hitler waves to the crowds and accepts a bunch of flowers from a child. M/S of Hitler getting out of car. Various C/Us of sections of crowd saluting or waving flags.

    C/U of Rudolf Hess having a badge pinned to his lapel. C/U of badge - inscribed with words 'freedom and bread'. A badge is given to every voter. Various shots of people queuing outside polling station. Various shots of people voting in booths and placing papers in ballot boxes. Various shots of ballot boxes being emptied and papers being counted. Great C/U of stacks of ballot papers with Adolf Hitler's name on.

    Various shots of swastika flags. Montage of shots showing people stopping work to hear election results. Various shots of large banners with portraits of Hitler on and the words - 'Deutsche Kraftfahrer' . We see various public clocks striking 4 p.m.. Various shots of crowds cheering and saluting Hitler as he stands on balcony of Reichstag. M/S of gigantic poster of Hitler with work 'Friede'. Wipe to C/U of Hitler smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    857.18
    Media URN:
    12488
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:43:00 / 01:51:13:00
    Canister:
    36/27

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