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War crimes trials of Ustasa

Film | Accession Number: 2002.537.2 | RG Number: RG-60.3874 | Film ID: 2711

Opening Text: Dokumuntarni film o procesu protiv grupe ustasko macekovsko cetnickhi koljaca spljuna I terorista u ovom filmu uvrstene su dokumentarne snimke iz ustaske filmske arhive. [Documentary film about the process against a group of Ustasa, followers of Macek, and Cetnik killers, spies, and terrorists. This film incorporates archival footage from the film archives of the Ustasa.]

Narrated in Croatian. Judges enter courtroom. EXT; military guards accompany the war criminals into the courtroom. Each person to be tried is flanked by two guards. INT- crowd of civilians in the courtroom straining to see the perpetrators as they enter the room. MCU, the line of defendants seated in the courtroom. VS, Prosecutor or Judge reading out the counts of the indictment inter cut with the civilian audience in the courtroom listening. Some of the defendants are introduced and the narrator explains to the viewer who they are and what crimes they are charged with. 01:03:17 Gate with sign - "Radna Sluzba, Staske Obrane, Abirni Logor Br III". People walking along a dirt road. Armed military. (Repeated scenes that are also available on, Story 3873, USHMM Film ID 2710). 01:04:30 Dead bodies, river. 01:05:00 Return to trial again. 01:05:58 Stills: pictures of people. 01:06:33 VS of newspapers; trial, people speaking. 01:07:54: Images of religious figures. Coins. 01:08:20 Flag, CU flag. 01:09:08 Piece of paper with writing. Men with headphones, radio equipment. 01:11:20 CU letter. 01:12:40 Men with headphones. Stills of men, trial. 01:13:56 Guns on table, radio equipment - at trial. People testifying (?) and watching. 01:18:20 Outside the building. Inside again, verdict, applause. 01:19:41 People building railways, bridges, working in countryside and factories. Arrests.

Production:  1948
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Public Institution Memorial Area of Jasenovac
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:45:46
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