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Berghof: Sepp Dietrich, Eva's family, dogs, colleagues

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0937 | Film ID: 907

Reel 3A of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).

COLOR. Scenes taken from an airplane. Woman with two young children. Gen. Joseph (Sepp) Dietrich, Chief of Waffen SS, CUs on terrace reading documents, playing with Albert Speer's children, holding little girl on lap. Eva with members of family. Scenes of a town.

B/W. People conversing possibly on a moving train, including Otto Dietrich, Dr. & Mrs. Morrell, Braun sister, and a woman in suit and tie.

COLOR. Scenes of dogs playing on terrace. Black Scottie with German Shepherd pups; black Scottie pups.

B/W. Puppies, outdoors and inside. People conversing (film speed too fast). Hitler talking and observing dogs.

COLOR. Men and women on the terrace, people walking on hill (short).

B/W. Women on terrace, cat (short).

COLOR. Title: "Um Tiergarten von Berlin." [At the Berlin Zoo] Wind blowing up woman's skirt as she is trying to keep her hat on. Berchtesgaden: People on terrace. WS, Albert Speer walking across. CUs, Karl Bodenschatz and Otto Dietrich. Two naked small boys playing in tub of water, adults in BG. Seagull flying over water, ice floating in water near shore.

B/W. Man and two boys playing with toy cars, Hitler talking to group of children, people playing with puppies. Small bird on a bathroom sink. Sepp Dietrich and Otto Dietrich walking down steps, laughing. Good CU of Sepp Dietrich, in uniform and cap, mountain peaks in BG; big smiles. Near car, with two others, apparently departing Berchtesgaden.

COLOR. Scenes of Eva, sister Ilse Braun, Dr. Karl Brandt, Anni Brandt, and Otto Guensche (SS Hauptscharffuehrer) in SS uniform, skiing and climbing hill with ski poles. Eva skiing, chased by her black Scottie.

B/W. Salzburg Town Hall, Austria, June 3, 1944. Wedding ceremony of Eva's sister Gretl Braun to Hermann Fegelein. Witnesses seated with them are Heinrich Himmler and Martin Bormann (dark INTs). Goebbels presiding. All sign registry. Bormann and Hiimmler all smiles, also sign. Himmler hands them ring and silver cups. Wedding reception briefly, in Kehlsteinhaus, Kehlstein, Germany. Women relaxing on terrace, country scenes, Eva with Herta Schneider's two little girls, in the grass. Children playing in water. Long sequences of Uschi Schneider and little sister. MCU Hitler, looking drawn. INT, Schneider children are sent to greet him, as he sits on arm of chair. He looks occasionally at the person off camera, as if he is barely tolerating the occasion. Ursula (Uschi) is very relaxed and playful with him. Kids playing with rabbits. Kids at a party, with gifts on table, in front of Christmas tree. German officer with his child, changing table. Wonderful CU of Eva and her best friend Herta Schneider. Eva in hat, polka dot blouse. More scenes of officer, wife and child. MCU, wife and Eva clowning in front of a Mercedes in the sun. Herta Schneider and her husband clowning by car.

Event:  1940-1944
Berchtesgaden, Germany
Berlin, 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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