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Eichmann Trial -- Session 70 -- Screening of films

Film | Accession Number: 1999.A.0087 | RG Number: RG-60.2100.083 | Film ID: 2083

Session 70. Cuts between the film footage entered as evidence and shots of Eichmann in the courtroom watching the footage. 00:01:06 The scene opens on the courtroom, there is no sound. 00:02:58 Eichmann is brought in. 00:06:09 Film footage is shown of people walking through a camp covered in snow (Auschwitz). Cut to Eichmann then back to footage of a crowd walking through the camp; inmates looking through barbed wire; another shot of the camp covered in snow. Eichmann in courtroom. Film: building with scaffolding around it, snow, train, industrial town. 00:07:17 Aerial shot pans across snow covered camp. Blue prints of Auschwitz. 00:07:38 Eichmann in courtroom. Blue prints of gas chambers. Camp. Many people lying in wooden bunk-beds. Shot of Auschwitz entrance -"Arbeit Macht Frei". People in wooden beds (repeated shot). Eichmann. Woman with rug around her. 00:09:50 Shots of photo album. 00:10:14 Footage of inmates through barbed wire fence, close-ups. Man speaking to camera, dead bodies, child and woman stood facing the camera. People walking past the camera, being carried. Eichmann. 00:11:49 People being asked questions, reading a piece of paper. 00:12:55 Person on stretcher. Horses and carts going past. 00:13:13 Cut back to courtroom, Eichmann. Return to film footage of men carrying the ill. Children walking past with nuns. 00:14:43 Children showing their tattooed numbers. 00:15:18 Dead body. People digging, skeletons. Gas chambers and Zyklon B. 00:16:03 Bodies lined up. 00:16:11 Footage of a group of men sitting around a table talking. Mass graves, soldiers approaching it, gallows with inmates explaining how it was used. 00:17:42 Bags of human hair. Piles of human hair, human teeth and pliers, spectacles, clothes, children's clothes are held up by Russian soldiers, shoes, toothbrushes, suitcases. 00:20:40 Mass graves, people crying, procession with brass band, nuns, coffins carried. Many coffins lined up and buried. 00:22:32 Man being inspected by a doctor; sick children being inspected. 00:23:29 Cuts out.

Film Title
Eichmann Trial
Event Date
1961 June 08
Jerusalem, Israel
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:58:56
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