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Hitler's birthday; charity; Roehm; Goering in Rome

Film | Accession Number: 2004.740.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4022 | Film ID: 2705

Celebration of Hitler's 44th birthday in Berlin, including flags flying and the SA planting a "Hitler Linden" tree. The narrator notes that nobody will go hungry on the Chancellor's birthday. A scene shows the collection of money for charity through sales of Edelweiss flowers. Close-up of hands holding "Hitler-Geburtstagspende." Shot of people using or exchanging the vouchers (for money?). Location switches to Munich, where a group of SA men, including Ernst Roehm, places a large wreath at the memorial for the fallen heroes of the NSDAP movement. A band plays while the men carry the wreath up steps, lay it down, and salute. Location moves to Rome, where Hermann Goering speaks to the "German colony." He stands at a podium beneath a portrait of Hitler and speaks. Various close up and longer views.

Film Title
Deulig Tonwoche
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:03:52
Event Date
1933 April 20
Locale
Rome, Italy
Berlin, Germany
Munich, Germany
Italy
Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:11
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