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Norwegian Fascist Police; German homefront propaganda

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.252.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0605 | Film ID: 300

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    Norwegian Fascist Police; German homefront propaganda


    Narrator explains (in English) that this item was released in Portugal. Portugese narration heard under English commentary. Interior, family sitting around table eating. Close-ups of family meant to show that Germans are not suffering from lack of food, despite war. Women working in railroad and postal occupation. Narrator states that "Germany's postal system... increased its employment of women after the July 25th total mobilization announcement." Upbeat music as smiling women drive postal truck. Men working in factories; woman welding. Miners working underground. "Several sequences here have appeared in mining stories dating back to 1942."

    01:49:25 2101 LS of (German controlled) uniformed Norwegian police marching in parade in Norway. CU formation marching toward camera, then away. Ground angle of police on horseback. MLS pan right police at attention in square. CU of Norwegian police officers standing on steps as officer speaks from podium. AV shot of men at attention. Pan right to civilians (plainclothes police?) grouped together. CU of Police President Ostvig (collaborator since beginning of occupation) speaking at podium. AV police horsemen in formation. LS of large building with clock, in front of which ceremony is taking place. Men stand on bridge or balustraded walkway.

    01:50:00 General Franco visiting military school in Coruna, Spain. Narrator: "In line with the change in German propaganda policy toward Spain since last summer, the commentator presents Franco as "the chief of the Phalange."
    Event:  1942-1943
    Production:  1944
    Oslo, Norway
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration

    Physical Details

    English Portuguese
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Time Code
    01:46:37:00 to 01:50:06:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 300 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 300 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 300 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 300 Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 300 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 300 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 300 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 300 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Federal Republic of Germany. Bundesarchiv.
    Conditions on Use
    Researchers who wish to use this footage should contact the Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv at to sign a release, or submit the online request form at:

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in March 1992. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum's Learning Center.
    Also known as OSS 311 at NARA.
    Copied From
    16mm; 1" Video Master
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 0305
    Source Archive Number: 242.311
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-07 12:06:57
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