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Newsreel History of the Third Reich (4 Parts)

Synopsis
4 separate DVD compilations which use German newsreel footage to give a fascinating insight of how Goebbels’s Ministry of Propaganda portrayed World War II to the German people.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2007
Year of production
1940
Subjects
History; Film Studies
Keywords
Churchill, Winston Spencer (1874-1965); Hitler, Adolf; newsreel films; propaganda; World War II

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Price
£10.99 each
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
4 x 60 minutes
Year
2007

Sections

Title
Churchill The War Criminal
Synopsis
This episode focuses primarily on Hitler’s plans for the invasion of Britain and his personal sparring with Sir Winston Churchill and the British population, as well as German attempts to rebuild and to portray the ‘normality’ in occupied countries.
Duration
90 mins
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AR 030D

Title
European Domination
Synopsis
This episode covers the start of the war as Hitler’s forces steamrollered Western Europe, dealing with the invasion and surrender of Holland, Belgium, Norway and Denmark; the Battle of Dunkirk and the subsequent British evacuation, the capitulation of France, and the victory parades through Paris.
Duration
90 mins
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AR028D

Title
Germany Prepares for War 1936-1939
Synopsis
This episode covers the lead up to the Second World War, including the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin; the Nuremburg Rally of the same year; the celebrations for Hitler’s 50th birthday; German rearmament and the lightning invasion of Poland.
Duration
90 mins
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AR 027D

Title
Hitler’s Rise to Power (The Early Years to 1935)
Synopsis
This episode deals with the early years including the Great War to the emergence of Hitler as German Chancellor. It covers the collapse of the German economy and subsequent poverty; the SA implementing the anti-Jewish campaigns; the death of Hindenburg and the turbulent elections and re-building of Germany under the new chancellor.
Duration
90 mins
Distributors ref
AR026D

Distributor

Name

Pegasus Entertainment

Email
info@pegasusentertainment.co.uk
Web
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Phone
01252 350 173
Fax
01252 350 171
Address
Unit 5 Brook Trading Estate
Deadbrook Lane
Aldershot, Hampshire
GU12 4XB
 

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