STK-ID 40133

MS of women throwing water on burning heap of debris. Cut to two women weeping, a young girl crying over dead person, women praying. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of Heinkel bombers flying overhead and away from camera. Cut inside to Hitler and his staff. Shots of German soldiers marching in battle array, motorcycle troops. MCU of Hitler, hand upraised. Cut to ESTABLISHING SHOT of Nuremberg rally. Shot of Hitler presenting colours, shaking hands with soldiers. Sequence on French riots in Paris, crowds running in streets, overturning cars. Sequence on bombardment of Danzig by Schleswig-Holstein, explosions, big guns being fired. Long sequence on French refugees on roads, on foot, in horse-drawn carts. Shot of refugees running for their lives as they are attacked by aircraft. Cuts to explosions, fires, Heinkel bomber overhead, fighters strafing. HEAD ON SHOT of fighter diving for camera, its guns blazing, Stukas diving, bombing. Sequence on mass German Army parade goose-stepping colour party, with CUs of Hitler reviewing troops, saluting. Sequence on Hitler and Goering on balcony, with shots of crowd filling screen. Sequence of MCUs of rapturous faces, people screaming and waving.


Excerpt from
German War News
Paris (France)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486