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German educational film: 1936 Olympics, Berlin

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.189.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3659 | Film ID: 2601

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    German educational film: 1936 Olympics, Berlin

    Overview

    Description
    This short film depicts the scene at the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. General, establishing shot of the entrance to the stadium, followed by a series of shots inside the stadium, of crowds saluting Hitler, and of the procession of participating countries. MCU of Italian delegation marching on to the field, their athletes in black shirts, saluting Hitler. CU of Hitler surveying the crowds. Cut back to the various countries rounding the track inside the stadium. CU of Hitler saluting, cut to Nazi flag being carried into the stadium. MS, crowds in the bleechers wave and cheer. LS of nations assembled on the field as a runner enters the stadium with the olympic torch, he rounds the track and climbs the steps to the olympic flame. CU, olympic flame. VS, track and field events in the stadium: discus, javelin. Medal ceremonies, crowd reactions, etc. CU of Hitler cheering on German female athletes in the relay. VS, shotput competition. MCU, Hitler shaking hands with a victorious athlete, he is flanked by high ranking Nazi party officials. VS, the marathon, the runners begin to enter the stadium for the final leg of the race. VS, the Japanese cheering on their countryman in the marathon. VS, Jesse Owen running and winning his race, female hurdlers, a German woman places second and the German fans go wild. VS, shotput competition, high jump competition, pole vault competition, crowds reaction. Film ends with scenes of the Olympic bell tolling, and the flame burning.
    Duration
    00:11:35
    Date
    Event:  August 1-16, 1936
    Locale
    Berlin, Germany
    Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Steven Zabin
    Contributor
    Producer: Reichsanstalt fur Bild und Film in Wissenschaft und Unterricht [RWU]

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Instructional.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    01:00:00:00 to 01:11:35:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - print - A-wind
      Master 2601 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - print - A-wind
      Master 2601 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - print - A-wind
      Master 2601 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - print - A-wind
      Master 2601 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2601 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2601 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2601 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2601 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2601 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2601 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2601 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2601 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • User
    • User 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - workprint
      User 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - workprint
      User 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - workprint
      User 2601 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - workprint

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Federal Republic of Germany. Bundesarchiv.
    Conditions on Use
    Researchers who wish to use this footage should contact the Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv at filmbenutzung@bundesarchiv.de to sign a release, or submit the online request form at: https://www.bundesarchiv.de/EN/Content/Downloads/request-for-use-av-material.pdf?__blob=publicationFile

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    Colonel Alexander Zabin, MD shot 16mm color films as a U.S. Army surgeon in Europe during World War II. He also obtained a collection of 16mm German film productions, many under the label Reich Scientific and Educational Film body. Col. Zabin's son Steven Zabin donated the film collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 2002.
    Note
    Copyright: This footage almost certainly belongs to the Bundesarchiv/Transit Film per a 2/29/08 email from Martina Werth-Muehl at the Bundesarchiv.
    Film Source
    Dr. Steven Zabin
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 3828
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:55:31
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