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American siblings visit Berlin during the Nazi Olympics

Film | Accession Number: 2015.471 | RG Number: RG-60.1812 | Film ID: 4173

Americans visit Berlin. Street views and city monuments in Berlin. Nazi flags and banners. 01:56 Sign on hood of car: “Nancy Jeux Olympiques” [Nancy Olympic Games]. More street views and monuments and churches. Flags of the participating countries displayed on the street. The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Victory Column, Reichstag building and exterior of Olympic stadium with crowds and rows of parked cars outside. 04:04 Field from the crowded stands; a procession begins. SS man seen in the stands. 05:00 People saluting en masse in the stands. More processions, a flock of birds is released from the field, a man runs with the lit Olympic torch. 07:32 Men’s track races begin, views of Jesse Owens, more races.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:08:58
Event Date
August 1936
Locale
Berlin, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Courtney W. Howland
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:07
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