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Hitler speech at Sportpalast

Film | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0275 | Film ID: 201

CU drumroll, introduction to film of Hitler speaking to SA (and civilians) at an enormous rally in the Berlin Sportpalast. Some LS from various angles of stadium filled with spectators. Banner ("Macht Deutschland frei vom Marxismus") visible from time to time. Hitler enters, followed by military entourage, walks through crowd, shakes hands. Introduced, good sound on "heils." Hitler begins quietly, builds to passion, re: Germans must create their own destiny. Intermittent audience shots: cheers, "heils," salutes. Other VIP Nazis present. Crowd smiles and claps throughout. Banners, drumrolls, saluting. Hitler speaks with great fervor, then composes himself. Awkward gesturing. [Missing from footage is Goebbels' wrap-up and leading the crowd in "Heil Hitlers."]

Partial transcription of speech: Alle wurzelt nur im eigenen Willen, in der eigenen Arbeit, glaube niemals auf fremde Hilfe, niemals an Hilfe, die ausserhalb unserer eigenen Nation, unseres eigenen Volkes liegt. In uns selbst allein liegt die Zukunft des deutschen Volkes. Wenn wir selbst das deutsche Volk empor fuhrt durch eigene Arbeit, eigenen Fleiss, eigene Entschlossenheit, eigenen Trotz, eigene Beharrlichkeit, werden wir...

Event Date
1933 February 10
Berlin, Germany
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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