Berghof: Sepp Dietrich, Eva’s family, dogs, colleagues

Reel 3A of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR. Scenes taken from an airplane. Woman with two young children. Gen. Joseph (Sepp) Dietrich, Chief of Waffen SS, CUs on terrace reading documents, playing with Albert Speer’s children, holding little girl on lap. Eva with members of family. Scenes of a town.;03:04:30 […]

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Olympic event (crew) at Lake Gruenau

Sign, “Olympia Gruenau.” Olympic rings, flags, stadium, civilians. Lake Gruenau (20 km from Berlin) surrounded by spectator stands. Sign, “ZIEL” Crowd awaiting Olympic sporting event, some people with binoculars. Crew boats on lake. CU, sign, “Reihenfolge bei 1000 mtr. ZIEL” Crew race. Spectators reading newspaper. More crew. Larger boat with men and Nazi flag. Man […]

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Berlin street scenes (1936 Olympics)

Various shots of Berlin street scenes during the 1936 Olympics. Olympic rings, banners. CU, statue. Flags. Sign: “Der Gruessen, Die Gaeste, Der Welt.” Olympic rings. Flags. Torch, flame. Flags. Motorcade. Double-decker bus. Decorations erected in Berlin for Olympic ceremonies. Underground subway station. Flags. Putting flags up. Band playing. Crowd. Bicycles. Torch. MCU, street scene. Flags. […]

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Ernst “Putzi” Hanfstaengl

Ernst “Putzi” Hanfstaengl was an early confidant of Hitler but fell increasingly out of favor after Hitler’s assumption of power. In 1937 Hitler ordered Hanfstaengl to parachute over Spain and act as an agent for Franco in the Spanish Civil War. Hanfstaengl feared this was really a plot on his life and, in his telling, […]

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The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 8 – Berlin Vacation (1963)

This home movie captures scenes of Jon Montgomery when he was stationed at Rhein-Main Air Base near Frankfurt, Germany in 1963-64. Among footage of landmarks and landscapes in Frankfurt, the base, and military check points are two notable scenes: one of U.S. Senators William Fulbright and John Sparkman arriving at the air base as representatives […]

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