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Bruchsal Kreistag 1938

Film | Accession Number: 2011.415.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1352 | Film ID: 2939

Footage shot at the 1938 Kreistag in Bruchsal, showing scenes of athletic and social activities combined with marching and speeches.

Agfa 1938 logo. Shot of a building heavily decorated with Nazi paraphernalia, with a sign reading "Kreistag Bruchsal". Quick shot of a parade of SA men marching in the street, followed by street scenes with many Nazi flags blowing in the breeze. Children splash each other in a fountain. Four uniformed men walk toward the camera. LS of a man standing at a podium with uniformed Bund Deutscher Maedel girls facing him. An officer arrives in a car and is saluted by waiting men. Several shots of SA men marching and saluting in a courtyard. 01:02:33 SA man greets several men in civilian clothes and hands them each something (award, medal, commendation?). Shots of a group of men in civilian clothes saluting, then more shots of uniformed men saluting, marching. Silver-helmeted firemen play instruments as a man climbs up and hangs a Nazi flag from a crane. Firemen perform a ceremonial exercise with their fire hoses and ladders. An SA man gives a seemingly impassioned speech to the firemen. Parade includes Hitler Youth, naval personnel, SA men, Reischsarbeitsfront. A man at a podium gives a speech; panning shots of the audience. The scene switches to an athletic competition, including a race and gymnastics. A large crowd of people, some wearing uniforms and some in civilian dress, eat and drink at picnic tables outside. A uniformed man leads a group of young men in a choir. Children play games. Soft focus shots of a large group of children watching some kind of performance indoors. Children compete in an egg and spoon race and a sack race. More speeches by uniformed party members.

Event Date
Bruchsal, Germany
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stadt Bruchsal Stadtarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:05:01
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