• Short Summary

    Various items covering the period around the 1933 elections in Germany.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1933?

    French flashframe title reads: "Berlin - L'Incendie Du Reichstag."

    Berlin, Germany.

    Exterior shot of the Reichstag. Interior shot of the Reichstag with a meeting in progress. Various shots of the burnt down building. View of the remains of the roof. Policemen and firemen inspect the damage caused by the fire. More interior shots of the damaged Reichstag.

    Intertitle reads: "Vendredi 3 Mars, les 'Nazis' defilent a Berlin devant le ministre Goring."

    Nazi supporters in uniform march behind a band down a large street.

    Intertitle reads: "Samedi soir, 4 Mars, dans toute l'Allemangne, le Parti National-Socialiste organise une retraite aux flambeaux."

    Top view of torchlight parade through streets of Berlin. Nazi supporters throw their torches on pile. More shots of parade.

    Intertitle reads: "Dimanche 5 Mars, jour des elections, 25,000 Casques d'Acier defilent a Berlin devant lear cher, le ministre Seldte."

    Army soldiers march through street. Officers stand on balcony. Posters and banners about the elections. Various shots of people voting including President Von Hindenburg. Shots of Franz Von Papen voting and in the streets.

    Superfluous intertitle.
    French intertitle reads: "Continuant son reportage impartial, Pathe Journal vous livre de nouveaux documents sur l'Allemagne ... et vous prie instamment de ne pas manifester."

    Adolf Hitler arrives at a massive Nazi party rally. Rudolf Hess is with him.

    Intertitle reads: "10 Mai"

    Nazi supporters burn books on a bonfire in the street. The books they were burning put forward the ideas the Nazi's disagreed with.

    Shots of men in a forced labour / concentration camp. They are singing and some are playing musical instruments. A prison guard calls they to work. They are shown washing clothes and digging earth. They are then served with a meal and showing eating. (Possibly the Oranienberg Concentration Camp - Communists sent away after Nazi rise to power)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:49:00 / 01:27:41:00
    UN 65 Y

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  2. Unknown user says

    Yep, it's the 19th of September 2013 now, and this clip still needs repairing!

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