STK-ID 41247

Continuation of Hitler's speech at night, intercut with shots of flags by the hundreds, of Hitler gesticulating. Shots of soldiers marching at night. MCUs of Hitler saluting, looking on. Day shot TILT DOWN MCU of German eagle to swastika. Long sequence starting with EHALS of rally site, thousands of soldiers drawn up in geometrical precision, three diminutive men walking up main aisle to dais. Several shots of monumental set up, of massive Nazi symbology, of soldiers at attention, of the three men marching: Hitler, Himmler, and an SA officer. Long sequence on march by massive units of German army through centre aisle, of site and throughout. Shots of troops from various angles and distances of flags, Nazi symbols, Hitler watching from dais. Views of giant swastika-covered slabs forming the background of the monumental dais. Shots of troops marching as seen from high up, from eye level, from afar and from CU. Shots of troops and flags filling screen. Views of SS troops marching past the camera and cuts to Himmler watching. Quick cuts of Nazi symbols, of troop formations from high up, of the abovementioned SA officer speaking, saluting Hitler.


Excerpt from
Triumph of the will
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain comp b&w
Aspect ratio