- Title: CF699
01:00:31 - 01:03:40
1930s. Spanish Civil War. Vs ruins of buildings and rubble caused by bombs. Soldiers through ruined streets, donkey stands forlornly next to gun on wheeled base, group of soldiers make Fascist salute, pan down bombed building, people along streets full of rubble, shells fired, explosions, cu gun barrel as shells fired, soldier makes arm gesture to fire, group of soldiers around big gun, shells fired, machine fun firing, men carry man on stretcher through rubble strewn streets, pile of dead bodies in small room, dead body in street, emaciated pig along, cu banner on building featuring Franco’s head, Franco salutes from balcony. Troops march below with arms held out in Fascist salute.
Emperor Hirohito on white horse reviews troops, Japanese troops march, German troops march. Munich – motorcade, cu Hitler along in open-topped car, ms ext Reichstag. Motorcade arrives outside Reichstag, Hitler into building. Chamberlain along in open-topped car, part of motorcade surrounded by huge crowd making sieg heil salute. Mussolini, Daladier and Chamberlain up steps into Reichstag building. Peace mission. Neville Chamberlain, Daladier and Mussolini sign peace treaty. Ms crowd cheering at night. Night - Mussolini waves to jubilant crowd from balcony, Nazi troops arriving in Sudetenland, crowds lining streets throw flowers. Woman scatters flowers on road. Hitler salutes as he stands in open armoured car which is followed by cheering crowd. German soldiers play brass band instruments in open lorry. Troops in lorries lean to shake hands of people in crowd as they pass.
01:03:41 - 01:08:08
Nazi troops marching into Prague. Navy ship arrives in harbour in Albania armoured cars and tanks driven off onto dock. Troops cycle through ruined streets. Big gun guarded by soldier on ramparts of castle on high ground. 1939. Hitler makes speech mocking allies and members of the Reichstag roar with laughter. Hitler up steps with Polish leader, int shots. Von Ribbentrop greeted by Molotov in Moscow, representatives of Russia and Germany, inc Ribbentrop, discussing treaty of friendship.
Front page of Volkischer Beobachter newspaper and others warning of war. Polish troops being reviewed, showing outmoded tanks and equipment. German Airforce preparing for attack, bombs lifted into plane bomb bays, checking equipment, loading bullets. Cu pilot in cockpit preparing for take off, propeller spins, chocks away. Vs planes taxi and take off. Low shot of planes flying over in formation. Good air to air shots of planes and pilots. Navigator with map. Puffs of smoke indicate explosions, bombs dropping from plane. Aerial shot of bomb exploding on ground.
01:08:09 - 01:10:51
Remains of crashed airplane, pan around other burnt out airplanes on ground. Planes along runway and take off at night, good air to air shots of planes , slow aerial zoom into target on ground – a railway, explosions on ground as bombs dropped. German officers survey damage on ground. Battleship fires shells, explosion onshore.
- Keywords:SPANISH CIVIL WAR, SPAIN, FASCISM, GERMANY, THIRD REICH, NAZI PARTY, WW2, WORLD WAR TWO
- Master Title:CF699