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Communists from election campaign

Film | Accession Number: 1991.263.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3780 | Film ID: 61

Aerial shot of a street with flags flying and a banner showing an individual stepping on a swastika. Shots of pro-communist banners and posters, including several for Ernst Thaelmann, the KPD leader who ran against Hitler in 1932. Intertitles in Russian. An individual is shown constructing what appears to be a collecting box for the Communist party as a child watches. A star painted with a hammer and sickle and a photo of Thaelmann adorn the box, and a hand places coins into the box.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:01:23
Event Date
1928
Locale
Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:27
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