- Title: CF391
ANTI-FASCISM EDUCATIONAL FILM (1943, BW SOUND)
11:11:46 - 11:14:19
Four men gamble / play cards on train, man flirts with woman at bar, she kisses him and they leave together ( good for prostitute ). As they walk down dark alley, a man jumps out and hits man over the head, then man and woman rob man as he lies injured.
Cu hands performing moving objects trick / gambling game, man's bemused face superimposed on game.
Black steward serves drinks on train, view out of train window at passing countryside, wheat waving in breeze, factories, cities, people leave factories at end of day, farm harvest, smoking factory chimneys, coal miners work at coal face, department stores, crowds on street, black people into church being greeted by preacher.
Cattle herded by cowboy, vs churches of different denominations, fishermen, men off train.
11:14:19 - 11:19:35
Man / fascist speaks in street watched by small crowd, racist rant, crowd dispersed by policeman / cop.
Reconstruction of group of young men listening to Nazi speaking in street during 1930s Germany.
11:19:35 - 11:23:55
Cu man looks down to a Masonic ring on his finger.
Man proudly dresses in Nazi uniform, huge rally, Nuremberg rally, Hitler speaks.
Nazi brown shirts break up trades union meeting, Nazi rips down banner for competing political party.
Two Nazi thugs rip down posters for Socialist Democrat party and Communist party.
Nazis grab Jewish man from his delicatessen shop and beat him in street and push him into car, Catholic priest dragged from his church.
Montage of Nazi putting posters up, Nazi troops marching, Hitler speech, rally, cu Swastika.
Reconstruction of Hitler in meeting with his staff, vs books being thrown onto bonfire, book burning, cu flames.
Man looks through jail / gaol bars.
Refugees on road.
BBC radio presenter talks into microphone, dissolve to New York Times front page.
Goebbels makes ranting speech, Catholic priest gives sermon in pulpit, reconstruction of teacher in class lecturing against Nazi ideology "There is no Aryan race …. No master race". Nazi thugs enter classroom, hit teacher and drag him away.
11:23:55 - 11:28:36
Nazi flag raised.
Nazi soldier kisses wife and son and leaves house.
Montage of WW2 war scenes - El Alamein, Stalingrad, D Day.
Great shot of Swastika statue on top of building exploding in ball of flames.
Nazi troops retreating, rally, dead bodies.
Stick with German helmet stuck in earth as heavy rain falls ( good metaphor for the pointlessness of war ).
Pieces of torn paper thrown on ground and blow away.
- Keywords:FASCISM, THREAT TO AMERICA, NAZIS, PERSECUTION, RECRUITMENT
- Master Title:CF391