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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Eva, Hitler, wedding of Eva’s sister, Christmas, children

Reel 5 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR. Title: “Ausflug zum Kehlstein.” [Excursion to Kehlstein] Nazi flag reflected in headlight of Mercedes automobile (short).;05:01:29 B/W. Car traveling on mountain road, group admiring scenery, taking pictures. Market, carnival. Group of actors filming “Der laufende Berg” in the Bavarian mountains. CU, actress […]

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US Army 31st Tank Battalion soldier’s wartime movies in Europe and Washington, DC

Silent amateur footage taken by Stephan Minovich, a US Army soldier and member of the HQ 31st Tank Battalion. Footage shows homefront scenes in Minovich’s hometown of Washington, DC with his wife and family, wartime scenes in England, Germany, and possibly France and Czechoslovakia circa 1944-45, and the liberation of a concentration camp.;Minovich family posing […]

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Frieder estate in Manila; family visits Baguio

Pan of the Frieder family villa exteriors in Manila, including gardens, grounds, lush vegetation. People work in the large garden. View of Manila beyond the estate from roof(?) of villa. 00:02:56 Brief shot of the girls at play followed by views of the grounds at Camp John Hay in Baguio City in 1933. Jane and […]

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Hitler’s retreat: Goebbels, Himmler, Hitler, dogs, children

Reel 2 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR [See IWM GWY 1180] Panoramic view from the terrace of Hitler’s Berghof retreat, Haus Wachenfeld. Eva Braun greets Josef Goebbels as he arrives in a Mercedes-Cabriolet and comes upstairs to Berghof. 02:36:57 Hitler with his physician, Dr. Karl Brandt. 02:38:05 New arrivals […]

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Family takes a walk and children play in prewar Poland

It is winter, a group of older family members (including Benedikt’s sister Nelly, who is Thomas’s mother) are waiting outside the house in Jaremcze. The children are both walking. They all walk out of the house and down a pathway. Hanna is on the back porch with a croquet mallet, talking to Nelly in the […]

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Family takes a walk in prewar Polish town and children play with a wagon

An older man and a woman walk down a road, with horse carts parked on either side of them. Another man walks with Hanna, who quickly becomes interested in the carts. 01:08:44 The family is on the porch of their home again. Hanna has a toy wheelbarrow and begins playing. Thomas has a wooden wagon, […]

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Hanna eats and plays on the terrace with Lieberman family, prewar Poland

CU, Hanna, with a bow in her hair, eats out of a bowl. She looks around a lot, and plays a bit, but seems to enjoy the food. Cut to outside, the kids are playing with their wagon, and many more adults are around this time. Thomas has a large toy car as well

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Verdoner family watches Christmas parade

EXT, VS, MSs, procession of St. Nicolas on a white horse for the local children. St. Nicolas is accompanied by a man in black face (according to the Dutch tradition of a black dwarf that accompanies St. Nicolas on his rounds.) The children wave to him as he passes by, featured prominently is Yoka Verdoner, […]

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Postwar: Christmas in the US

EXT, MS, two unidentified women walking away from camera, their backs eventually face the camera. Cut to MS, man and young girl walking along a street, they pass several parked cars, before getting into a car, there is an unidentified woman there as well- she waves to the camera. MS, young girl dressed in a […]

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