• Short Summary

    As Danzig clouds gather Nazi propagandists issue first official pictures of Siegfried Line, to persuade Germans that Reich is impregnable in West.

  • Description

    Siegfried Line, Germany: Germany shows Pictures of the Siegfried line.

    GERMANY:
    EXT
    Gen. air view and semi air view flying along Siegfried line showing anti-tank barrier.
    Long view of tank barrier.
    Cu. of diagram.
    Long view of Architects office.
    Semi view of Dr. Todt. & Jacob study plans.
    Cu. of Dr. Todt. Cu. of Mr. Jacob.
    Long view pan. of surveyor with theodolyte to surveyor's assistant.
    Long view and semi view surveyor directing operations.
    Semi view of driving stake into ground.
    Front view of Labour Corps marching.
    Gen. view of Labour Corps marching in uniforms.
    Top view of Labour Corps marching past.
    Long view of cement mixing machines.
    Quick sequence of pile drivers at work.
    Semi view and top view workers hauling Cement mixer.
    Long view, semi view, & 2 cus. of cement mixer revolving.
    Cu. cement pouring from mixer.
    Long view of cement mixer pan. to men working.
    Semi view of men working,
    Cu. of cement being poured out.
    Cu. of steel foundations in ground
    Semi view men welding steel.
    Cu. man bolting steel.
    Gen. view steel girders etc.
    Semi view of men putting steel spikes in ground.
    Semi view and cu. spraying anti-tank bumps with water.
    Long view intr. pan. of in completed tunnel.
    Long view of Adolf Hitler (German Chancellor) studying map.
    Semi view of Hitler watching work.
    Gen. view showing steel spikes and German troops marching past with rifles.
    Side view of German troops marching.
    Semi view of German troops to entrance of Fort in Siegfried line marked "Werksgruppe" Scharnhorst Panzerwerk 1238.
    Semi view of troops marching towards camera entering fort, gate opens.
    Top view of troops with rifles marching into fort and long view of troops marching into tunnel.
    Semi view of troops in tunnel.
    Cu. of pipe of roof of tunnel and pan. to gen. view of tunnel.
    Long view of diesel engine room.
    Semi view of german officer starting engine.
    Semi view of diesel engine working showing springs working etc.
    Long view of chef cooking.
    Semi view of men stripped washing.
    Cu. of man shaving.
    Semi view of soldiers in mess room talking and drinking.
    Long view heap of big shells.
    Cu. travel shot of small field guns with pneu matic types.
    Long view of troops at embrasure.
    Semi view and long view of gun pointing out of embrasure.
    Gen. view of farmers working near anti-tank barrier.
    Long view of shepard amongst anti-tank barrier.
    Long view of tank barrier and pan. to women hoeing in field.
    Gen. view of camouflaged forts pan. to men hoeing,
    Air view of forts Long view of barbed wire entanglement.
    Air view and gen. air view of anti-tank barrier.

    Germany; Military - Active; Gdansk; Camera Effects
    Background: As Danzig clouds gather Nazi propagandists issue first official pictures of Siegfried Line, to persuade Germans that Reich is impregnable in West.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAEE94XXFRRX95WFN80GQ4DI6I
    Media URN:
    VLVAAEE94XXFRRX95WFN80GQ4DI6I
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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