Autant en emporte l'histoire - La vie privée d'Hitler et d'Eva Braun (1949)

The film shows newsreel items from the 1920s on through World War 2, and the Nuremberg trials for people considered responsible for war crimes, and crimes against humanity. The war scenes ... See full summary »

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Jacques Willemetz

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Complete credited cast:
Adolf Hitler ... Self (archive footage)
Eva Braun ... Self (archive footage)
Jean Marin Jean Marin ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gretl Braun Gretl Braun ... Self (archive footage) (as Grettel Braun)
Hermann Fegelein Hermann Fegelein ... Self (archive footage)
Joseph Goebbels ... Self (archive footage) (as Josef Goebbels)
Hermann Göring ... Self (archive footage)
Rudolf Hess ... Self (archive footage)
Heinrich Himmler ... Self (archive footage)
Xu Hua Xu Hua ... Self (archive footage)
Alfred Jodl Alfred Jodl ... Self (archive footage)
Wilhelm Keitel Wilhelm Keitel ... Self (archive footage)
Benito Mussolini ... Self (archive footage)
Julius Streicher Julius Streicher ... Self (archive footage)
Joachim von Ribbentrop Joachim von Ribbentrop ... Self (archive footage)
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The film shows newsreel items from the 1920s on through World War 2, and the Nuremberg trials for people considered responsible for war crimes, and crimes against humanity. The war scenes come from Austria, Czech Republik, France, Belgium, Poland, Russia, England, Italy, and Germany. The courtroom trials serve as a parade in which each person is identified by name, and occasionally to his sentence of responsibility denial. Those images are interspersed with home made movies by people close to Hitler and Eva Braun, mainly during their holiday stays in Berchtesgaden, Austria. The scenes of Jews and other people's mass murders are few, but impressive as they were rarely shown afterwards with the same disregard for human remains, and more so for the relentless accusations by the voice off narration, in sharp contrast with the platitude of diplomatic meetings, and the gaiety of mountain holidays. Intended as a propaganda movie by the French Resistance movement, and the Allied ... Written by Artemis-9

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The original poster consisted of a cartoon, featuring Eva Braun (in red color) laying belly down and reading the book Mein Kampf, while holding the head of Adolf Hitler (book and head in black) with her left arm. See more »

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Features Nuremberg Trials (1946) See more »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Autant en emporte l'Histoire See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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