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Day of German Art 1933; Hitler salutes crowds

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2017.326 | RG Number: RG-60.1933 | Film ID: 4248

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    Day of German Art 1933; Hitler salutes crowds

    Overview

    Description
    “TAG DER DEUTSCHEN KUNST.” In Munich, people ride bicycles. Outdoor area with seats, decorated with large swastikas behind the podium and Reichsadler on the wall at the center. Nazi soldiers form a wall in front of the crowd on the street. Men in uniform walk by. “HERR HITLER” Hitler’s motorcade, he stands in the passenger seat of a car, salutes crowd. “PARADE” Spectators heil as the parade moves. Men transport a model of the Reichsadler. Soldiers on horseback with large Nazi flags. Classical-style sculpture of a male torso is carried. More parade floats and costumes. “SEEING THE PARADE WITH A PERISCOPE” Two women use periscopes to see the parade. People on the roof of a building. The crowd disperses, and moves through the streets. Many German soldiers, men in uniform. A poodle on the sidewalk with its owners.
    Duration
    00:03:14
    Date
    Event:  1933
    Locale
    Munich, Germany
    Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Ann Major
    Contributor
    Camera Operator: Ralph H. Major
    Biography
    Ralph H. Major, MD (1884-1970) was an American doctor from Kansas City, Missouri teaching medicine at the University of Munich in the 1930s. His children, Ralph Jr. (b. 1920) and John (b. 1924), attended a boarding school in Marquartstein, Germany during the time. His wife Margaret (b. 1891) and daughter Virginia (b. 1926) visited them in Europe in the summers of 1933, 1934 and 1937. Major captured several reels of 16mm film of Albania and Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Belgium, and England.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Amateur.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 4248 Film: positive - 16 mm
      Master 4248 Film: positive - 16 mm
      Master 4248 Film: positive - 16 mm
      Master 4248 Film: positive - 16 mm

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Conditions on Use
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum places no restrictions on use of this material. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this film footage.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    Ann Major contributed her grandfather's film collection for study and analysis to Snowden Becker's graduate level seminar on home movies at the University of California at Los Angeles in Spring 2016. Ms. Becker contacted the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's film archivist about Major's home movies of Europe and Ms. Major then donated 18 of the 42 original 16mm films to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in November 2016.
    Film Source
    Ms. Ann Major
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 08:04:24
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