• Short Summary

    German troops drive into the Sudetenland to the greetings of the people - Hitler is greeted.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia / Germany. German voiceover.

    Men break down the border post between Germany and the Sudetenland. German troops ride on horseback through border. Local people cheer and salute. Troops drive through border towns to warm welcome. Travel shots along roads lined with cheering people.

    German troops gather in town square. Soldiers are given flowers and fruit. CU various signs - in German.

    Different border point. Troops drive past banners "Ein Volke" and "Ein Reich". People gather to welcome the Germany troops. Swastika flags are handed out. People are then seen waving flags. Parade of troops in town. More troops greeted with flowers and Seig Heils.

    Adolf Hitler arrives at border in open top car. The border is opened and the car makes slow progress through the crowded street. More shots of the Fuhrer driving past crowds. Hitler gets out of car to talk to local officials.

    Travel shots past crowds giving Nazi salutes in different town. Hitler inspects ranks of German troops formed up in field. Hitler and officers eat meal at tables in open air.

    Shots of buildings in town, swastika flags hang from almost every window. German troops march through to greet cheers.

    Hitler stands on podium and is introduced to the crowd. Good shots of people cheering. More shots of Hitler in car through streets. Travel shots past crowd. Hitler gets out to greet children who give him flowers.

    N.B. Presumably this is Hitler's visit to the Sudetenland in early October 1938.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at TK One
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:01:00 / 01:50:34:00
    UN 104 A

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