• Short Summary

    Film which details the rise of the Nazi party - very good compilation.

  • Description

    Propaganda film illustrating rise of Nazi party.

    Reel 3. Hitler visits Italy. Train pulling out of station with Hitler waving from a window. He lays a wreath on Italian war memorial. Building of the Siegfried Line. Soldiers and trains in underground fortresses. Guns are loaded with shells. Wireless operator. Air display. Cannons fired. Display of military power. German army on parade. Hitler salutes. He marches past his armies. Czechoslovakia: Nazi presence.

    Chamberlain flies to Germany to meet with Hitler. Military manoeuvres in Czechoslovakia. Chamberlain makes speech about European peace then climbs aboard a plane. Hitler at Godesburg (Godesberg). Newspaper presses. Crowds. Chamberlain returns to Britain. Czech people fleeing before the invasion. French troops called up. 10 Downing Street. Chamberlain makes speech. Newspaper headline: "Keep Calm and Dig". People digging trenches and children having gas masks put on at gas mask fitting centre. Men queuing at army recruitment centres. Air being pumped into barrage balloon. High shots of military parades with swastikas. Territorial Army office. Men signing up. Warships. Mobilisation.

    President Roosevelt appeals for peace. Chamberlain, Daladier, Hitler and Mussolini, sign an agreement over the Sudeten in Munich. Roadblocks are destroyed. Nazi flags are distributed to children by Nazi troops. Hitler in open topped car parades through the streets. Goering makes a speech concerning Poland. Chamberlain explains Britain's view to the foreign press. Hitler at Goering's birthday party with Goering's wife and baby. Prague. Troops march in without warning. Hitler in a bullet-proof car and at a high window. Returns to Berlin. Fireworks are let off. Battleship Deutchland on way to East Prussia. Memmel (?) annexed by the Nazis. Tanks. People by side of road salute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1671.01
    Media URN:
    70978
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:11:00 / 01:10:49:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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