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  • Short Summary

    Count Galeazzo Ciano of Italy pays historic visit to Adolf Hitler at Berchtesgaden. Bavaria, Germany.

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    Item title reads - Italy's envoy in Bavaria. Count Ciano's momentous visit to Herr Hitler.

    Bavaria, Germany

    L/S of Adolf Hitler's house in Bavaria, Berchtesgaden. Various shots of soldiers guarding it. Good M/S of Adolf Hitler out of uniform walking in the country, he carries a stick and glances at the camera as he walks past. M/S of fog over the mountains, good M/S of Berchtesgaden.

    Count Galeazzo Ciano's car speeds up the path. M/S as Hitler comes out to greet him, he is wearing a jacket with swastika on the arm. They shake hands warmly and smile, then walk up the steps to the house. Good M/S profile of Hitler speaking informally, they all stand on his balcony and Ciano admires the view through a telescope. They walk down the steps together after the visit. M/S as they shake hands again and the Count gets in his car, it is driven away and they all do the fascist salute.

    Note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:55:00 / 01:18:22:00

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