• Short Summary

    Investigation of new rise of anti-Semitism.

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    Title - Recurrence of German Jew baiting poses question, can Nazis again threaten world?

    Various shots of Cologne Cathedral. M/S people walking along street in Cologne. C/U Swastika painted on a wall, partly rubbed out. L/S street paper seller. Various C/U's of paper sellers. C/U of man buying a paper. C/U looking over the man's shoulder at his paper. M/S London synagogue, C/U Swastika painted on brickwork, zoom in. M/S's of the court of the Chief Rabbi (Adler House). C/U Swastika painted on a doorway. M/S Dr. Soper seated at desk (lead in for nat. sound). Dr. Soper (prison Chaplain) speaks: "Even if these exhibitions of Nazism, of anti-Semitism are insignificant in the sense that they're only a few of them comparatively speaking, even if they are the results of juvenile delinquency rather than the organised renaissance of this evil thing, I find them most disturbing and I'm anxious that they should be opposed, that we should denounce them at once, because I remember what happened 25 years ago".

    L/S new Berlin Synagogue being guarded by two policemen. L/S from inside of the two policemen with the Star of David on glass in foreground. L/S two policemen standing in front of the synagogue. M/S pan across Alfred Staats walking into a Berlin court, he is charged with shouting "Heil Hitler" in a restaurant. M/S of the judge and court members. M/S Alfred Staats seated in the box. M/S judges and court members. M/S policeman and press photographers. M/S judge and court members.

    Tracking shot, Swastika flags hanging from walls. L/S elevated, massed crowds in front of the Chancellery. M/S Adolf Hitler on balcony giving the Nazi salute. L/S crowds chanting and giving Nazi salute. M/S Hitler on balcony giving Nazi salute. M/S from balcony of massed crowds giving Nazi shout (Heil Hitler - natural sound). L/S and closer shot: Banners with Nazi emblem at night. Sequence of Nazi troops marching past the Chancellery with Hitler on balcony, at night.

    Elevated shot of crowds at night showing Nazi troops throwing Jewish books onto bonfire. C/U's bonfire burning. M/S soldiers throwing books onto fire. (3 shots). M/S Dr. Goebbels speaking around bonfire (natural sound) end of speech and scene. M/S bonfire burning and crowds throwing books on the fire. Back view, storm troopers on lorry going through streets to mark up Jewish signs on shops. M/S travel shot in front of lorry loaded with storm troopers chanting anti-Jewish slogans (natural sound on this scene only). Sequence of German troops marching past Hitler in Nuremberg. M/S Hitler, Goering with other German officers saluting. Sequence of German armoured vehicles driving past. M/S travel shot of ruined buildings in Berlin. M/S pan down ruined Chancellery. M/S Prisoners of War seated and walking around amongst the rubble in Belsen Camp. M/S bodies lying on the ground in the camp. M/S man seated on the ground picking amongst the rubble, this man is almost a living skeleton. Various shots of P.O.W. bodies stretched on the ground. L/S bodies piled high in a mass burial pit.

    M/S Dr. Soper speaking: "Whether I am a Christian or a Jew, whether I am a Westerner, whether I am black or white or yellow or brown, this is an expression of something which is animal like, subhuman and ought to be opposed in every form, and at this moment, so that it doesn't get hold". C/U: "It is the plain duty of every human being worth the name, to oppose it strenuously consistently and finally this evil thing, and eradicate it now, so that it doesn't take hold again as once it did with all the attendant horrors that many of us remember from the past." Various shots of demonstrators marching to the memorial for the victims of fascism in Berlin, they are beating drums. M/S banner reading "Gegen Rassenhass". M/S marching, carrying banners and torches. M/S marchers' feet. M/S two Berlin policemen looking on. M/S Berlin memorial and crowd. M/S Senator Joachim Lippschutz (Lipschutz ?) addressing the crowd from the dais. M/S demonstrators with torches. M/S senator addressing the crowd. C/U demonstrator with torch. M/S two young demonstrators. L/S crowd gathered with lights shining on them.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:07:00 / 01:43:55:00

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