Bruchsal Kreistag 1938
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stadt Bruchsal Stadtarchiv
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.
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