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Opening of XI Olympics

Film | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0227 | Film ID: 200

Hitler Heil/salutes the vast stadium crowd from viewing stand, where he is seated with Baillet-Latour, President of the International Olympic Committee, and Frick. Many shots of the stands; LS of vast crowd. German athletes in white suits enter the stadium, saluting Hitler. Music plays and the crowd salutes. Hitler speaks, officially opening the games with a speech declaring the games open. Olympic flag is raised, crowd salutes, and birds are released over the stadium.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:01:03
Event Date
Summer 1936
Locale
Berlin, Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:16
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