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Eva, Hitler, wedding of Eva's sister, Christmas, children

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0941 | Film ID: 909

Reel 5 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).

COLOR. Title: "Ausflug zum Kehlstein." [Excursion to Kehlstein] Nazi flag reflected in headlight of Mercedes automobile (short).

B/W. Car traveling on mountain road, group admiring scenery, taking pictures. Market, carnival. Group of actors filming "Der laufende Berg" in the Bavarian mountains. CU, actress Hansi Knoteck. Group shots include actors Paul Richter, Maria Andergast, and Hans Deppe. The actors, in the company of actor/director Fritz Kampers, in front of the door to the Kehlsteinhaus.

COLOR. Country scenes, Eva playing on a tree, the group relaxing and talking.

B/W. On the terrace of a restaurant. Wedding ceremony, bride and groom driving off. Wedding reception. Girl dressed in cupid outfit with Eva. Women cooking food in kitchen. People seated at several large tables. Hitler with bride and groom. Hitler with some children (very dark). Christmas tree, women opening presents (dark; film speed faster than it should be). Hitler with children. Hitler speaking with men (too fast; dark). Hitler and another man walking down path. Two women on the path. Scenes of snowy countryside, shots of Hitler, sleigh. Eva skiing; also a man. Woman talking on telephone. Couple doing magic tricks, dancing. Woman playing with a dog, Eva trying to make dog behave. Happy hour: the group appears to be tipsy. Men and women in costume, clowning around for camera.

COLOR. Eva and family greeting military man. Eva with dogs, her family. Man doing tricks. Eva and family relaxing on shore. Dogs playing in creek. Man taking pictures women, playing with dogs. Title: "Der Fuehrer besucht seine Heimat am 12.VI 39." Title: "Das Grab der Eltern in Leonding." [The Parents' Grave in Leonding]. Wreaths with banners with Nazi swastikas. Title: "Gut Hafeld" Country scenes from moving car. People in costume hanging around. Title: "Pause Mittagessen" [Lunch break] Group eating lunch outdoors. Eva and group all in alpine costumes. Title: "Erneuerung der Schminke." Man having makeup applied to his face as others watch. They appear to be acting out a play for film. Title: "Siegfrieds Kraftprobe." Man lifting a rock, bouncing it off another man's head. Title: "Aussen-Aufnahmen." More of the actors at play in costume in the mountains.

Event:  1938-1939
Berchtesgaden, Germany
Obersalzberg, Germany
Salzburg, Austria
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:42:14
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