• Short Summary

    Hitler attends the launching of the warship 'Tirpitz'.

  • Description

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

    Germany.

    Shots around dockyard. Long pan along German naval warship / pocket battleship 'Tirpitz' in dry dock. Pan across massive crowds there to watch the launching. Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders on launching platform. LS an unidentified woman releases the champagne to christen the ship. The name plate "Tirpitz" drops down into view. Good shot of the bow of the ship as it moves down the slipway. People are singing the German National Anthem. The ship slides smoothly into the water. Quick shot of the Fuhrer on the podium. The ship moves out into the water - only the hull is finish the superstructure has not yet been built.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    566.03
    Media URN:
    58600
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:56:00 / 01:06:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 118 C

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