• Short Summary

    German newsreel footage of Adolf Hitler out and about after attempt on his life. Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Hitler bomb plot.


    Various good shots from German newsreels of the bomb damaged operations' room at Hitler's headquarters Various shots as Adolf Hitler, wearing a black coat, greets Benito Mussolini at train station, Hitler uses his uninjured left hand to greet him and Graziani. Various shots of Hitler, Mussolini, Heinrich Himmler, Graziani and group of senior German officers talking together. Good M/S of Hitler bidding farewell to Mussolini as he leans out of the train window.

    Tannenburg. Various shots of the funeral of Colonel General Korten, Chief of Staff of the Luftwaffe, who was killed in the bomb blast. Soldiers salute and stand to attention around the coffin. Field Marshal Hermann Goering shakes hands with the family. Various shots as he watches wreath being laid and salutes with his baton along with Keitel and Reader. The coffin is carried away.

    Various shots of Hitler visiting the injured in hospital, he chats to the patients in their beds. M/S of Josef Goebbels in group. Hitler leaves the hospital and crowds do the nazi salute outside. Various shots of Major Remer inspecting his Berlin Guard Battalion and making fiery speech to officers and men about being political soldiers, various C/Us of them listening. Good shots as soldiers march past followed by Volksturm (German Home Guard). Various shots of German troops retreating in trucks, horse-drawn carts, etc. Good M/S of a German soldier riding a donkey.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:40:00 / 01:11:40:00

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