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Hitler, Speer, Karl Brandt, Himmler, Heydrich, Ribbentrop

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0935 | Film ID: 906

Reel 1 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records). Film titles/locations include: Am Chiemsee, Wolfgangsee, Aschauer Weiher [pond], Woerthsee, Punktchen am Berg.

B/W. Eva Braun swims with her parents and others at the Koenigsee, near Berchtesgaden. Scenes at waterfall. Munich, inside Eva Braun's home at Wasserburgerstrasse 12. INT, Eva Braun with family and friends, seated in front of large fireplace. Includes Ilse Braun and CU of Herta Schneider, her husband, and her oldest child. Koenigsee: The Schneiders pose on the edge of the lake for camera. INT at Berghof, Berchtesgaden, possibly June 1940. Hitler greeting various officials and domestic servants in the Hall of the Berghof. Hitler in conversation with Heinrich Hoffmann. Various female domestic servants line up to greet Hitler, shake hands. CU, Hitler standing alone. Hitler with two secretaries, Gerda Daranowski and Christa Schroeder. Hitler talking with Hoffmann. Eva Braun talking with Hitler, standing with Dr. Theodor Morell and Hoffmann (Eva's former employer). Hitler standing next to Ilse Braun. Eva Braun with Hitler and Hoffmann. Hitler talking with Dr. Karl Brandt, his personal physician, and Adolf Wagner, joined by Hoffmann. Unidentified location, Eva Braun in the shallow waters of a lake. CU Eva, two unidentified men and a woman playing on and around a waterbed on the lake. Gymnastic pose in a field. Eva swims, performs gymnastics.

COLOR. View of and from the Berghof. View from the huge picture window. Panning shots of mountains, red swastika flag flying. Hitler entering the tea house (Mooslahnerkopf Teehaus), sitting in chintz armchair, leaning his head back, CU. Brief view of Hitler leaving the Berghof. Hand-drawn title: "Die bunte Filmschau von Eva Braun" "Wir baden in Schliersee." Eva in yellow bathing suit, doing gymnastics on horizontal bars at the lakeside. Group walking in woods. Eva, family, trees, Eva playing on split rail fence. Title: "Starnberger See." Eva and others swim, surf and play at nearby lakes. Shows Hitler, Albert Speer, Dr. Karl Brandt, Ribbentrop and others on a terrace overlooking the mountains.

B/W. Hitler stands with officers as a guard forms and departs.

COLOR. Shows Eva's sister and a friend, wearing dirndls, picking flowers in field. Eva in dirndl, picking iris.

B/W. INT, Hitler talks to Himmler, Heydrich, Bormann, Ribbentrop, other officers.

Event:  1938-1940
Berchtesgaden, Germany
Obersalzberg, Germany
Munich, Germany
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:54
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