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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:  1961 June 08
Production:  1961 June 08
Jerusalem, Israel
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:44:13
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