Trial of Reichstag fire-setters; art exhibition; French POWs
05:03:07 Title: "Verhandlung gegen die Reichstags-Brandstifter am Tatort. Senatspraesident Dr. Buenger eroeffnet im Hauptausschuss-Saal des Reichstages die Sitzung." Berlin. Reichstag building, dome, meeting room. The accused Reichstag fire-setters entering courtroom, public standing. Chief Judge Dr. Buenger (president of the Senate) presides over the trial (original sound). LS Reichstag. Proceedings continue, including listening to accusation and hearing evidence. Good lighting contrasts. Judge in formal robe. Spectators. Witnesses are admonished by Buenger (speaking for a long time).
05:05:47 Rhein, near Duesseldorf. The Italian art exhibition "1933 Westfront" "von Rheinisch-westfaelischen Kuenstlern unter Schirmherrschaft von Reichsminister Dr. Goebbels, veranstaltet" [Westphalian artists under patronage of Reichsminister Goebbels]. This was one of the last modern art exhibits.
05:06:16 France. Barges on the Rhine. 660 French POWs gathered at the port, loaded into boat, going to a POW camp after evacuation. The narrator speaks about the hot climate.
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