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Gathering, sorting, burning books

Film | Accession Number: 1992.247.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0581 | Film ID: 244

Two men go through stacks of books. Piles, books scattered all over room. CU, pan of books as they are sorted through. EXT, young men (probably university students) throw books onto truck. One man with SS armband. CU, books loaded onto truck. LS, Hitler Youth girls (BDM) marching by fire with banners, tossing books. Marchers throw torches into main fire. Goebbels speaks with animated gestures. Crowd throws books into fire. Elevated wide shots. Strong impression of books flying through the air in arcs into the fire. CU, bookthrowing.

Image
Duration
00:01:12
Date
Event:  1933 May
Production:  1933
Locale
Berlin, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of ITN Source
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:38:52
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