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Royalty, politicians, statesmen, authors highlighted

Film | Accession Number: 2002.545.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3459 | Film ID: 2565
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REEL 1: In the 1930s. Opening scene is of an orchestra playing with big poster of Hitler on wall behind them, they are playing to a full hall of all men who appear to be prisoners. Close shots of the Duke of Windsor seated in the front row with non-prisoner VIPs. Various European royalty. 01:33:35 Politicians and statesmen. League of Nations. 01:38:11 Closeup of book by H.G. Wells, "The Shape of Things to Come". H.G. Wells is asked about "the terrible state of the world today." Lady Astor prophetically says that we can lead the Russians out of communism by trading with them. Great George Bernard Shaw bit. He takes a minute to speak directly to camera before boarding a ship.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:13:15
Event Date
1930s
Locale
Germany
England
London, England
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of WPA Film Library
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:22:47
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