Ciné film of Hitler shot personally by Sefton Delmer in 1932
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Remarkable and previously unseen ciné film footage of Hitler shot personally by Sefton Delmer. The film begins onboard a Junkers Ju.52 aircraft transporting Hitler and his entourage across Germany on his April 1932 electioneering campaign. A dour-looking Hitler is seen reading newspapers with cotton wool wadded in his ears. The Nazi propagandist Dr. Goebbels is more jovial and hyena-like laughing. Later he is seen devouring a hardboiled egg. Hitler's black-uniformed SS bodyguards sit at the back of the aircraft. Prince August Wilhelm hands around a box of chocolates, only Hitler declines to take one. The scene onboard is described by Delmer in Trail Sinisterp.147. The reminder of the film shows the plane landing at Frankfurt with brief clips of Hitler's speech at the Festhalle and a torch-lit night parade. Jewish lawyers are seen lining up for permits to practice. The film ends with a trip to Dachau concentration camp to inspect Communist inmates.