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Hitler's butler's home movies; Oswald Mosley, BUF in London

Film | Accession Number: 2003.122 | RG Number: RG-60.3350 | Film ID: 2545

1938 color home movies of Kannenberg family in Germany. Two young girls (nieces) with Arthur Kannenberg and shiny black Mercedes flying small swastika. Intertitle: "Unser Vater an seinem 73.ten Geburtstag (Our father on his 73rd birthday) 21.6.38." Grandfather, grandmother, 3 young girls bring flowers. Family scenes, including storefront "Villa Luise." [1944 police document identifies Inger Poulsen of Elbingerode, niece of "Hausintendant Kannenberg", born 5 March 1923 in Kopenhagen, Denmark]

01:02:26 "Corporate Films Ltd. Present" "East London Blackshirt Rally" "Victoria Park 7th. June 1936" "Inspection by the Leader at Millbank Westminster" Oswald Mosley in black uniform and others in street, near Westminster. He reviews fascists on parade, then proceeds through streets standing in open car, people along side giving fascist salute. Groups of Union Jack flags. Motorcycles accompany car. 01:04:07 CS Mosley speaking. CU, wild-eyed. In uniform, armbands with lightning symbol. "The Leader Takes the Salute" March through streets, British policemen. March with Union Jacks along Millbank. Drum. Women's unit marching. Dark shirts, berets. Uniformed Fascists marching. "The Communist Meeting Prior to Our Arrival" B.U.F. (British Union of Fascists). "But When Mosley Arrives the Reds are Forgotten" "See How They Run" "Estimated Attendance 100,000" Oswald Mosley speaking, close view with microphone, hand moving with speech. Pan of crowds. Good close views of men & women in audience. Flags, police on horseback, among the crowd. 01:11:16 "We" "Want" "Mosely" Graphic of line of uniformed men. "Publications you should Read" Fascist book.

Event:  1938 and 1936
London, England
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Claranne Bechtler
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:16
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