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By David Welch

An research of Nazi movie propaganda in its political, social, and financial contexts, from the pre-war cinema because it fell below the keep watch over of the Propaganda Minister, Joseph Goebbels, via to the top of the second one global battle. David Welch reviews greater than a hundred movies of every kind, making a choice on these points of Nazi ideology that have been hid within the framework of well known entertainment.

Table of Contents:

I. The heritage and association of the Nazi Cinema
II. Goebbels the Propagandist
III. Comradeship, Heroism and the Party
IV. Blood and Soil (Blut und Boden)
V. the main of management (Führerprinzip)
VI. conflict and the army Image
VII. clone of the Enemy

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Film credit was determined by a supervisory board consisting of representatives from the RMVP, the Reich Finance Ministry (Reichsfinanzministerium), the Reich Credit Company (Reichskreditgesellschaft), Kautio, and the staatsmittelbar film companies. 63 Shortly afterwards, Kautio purchased the holding of Bavaria Film AG, and on 11 February 1938 it became known as Bavaria Filmkunst GmbH. 64 There were 23 different courses, including scenario writing, direction, set and costume design, photography, sound recording, acting, even distribution, house management and laboratory work.

Koch, The Hitler Youth: Origins and Development 1922–45 (London, 1975). 52. See C. Belling and A. Schütze, Der Film in der Hitlerjugend (Berlin, 1937), pp. 30–45. 53. J. Altmann, ‘Movies’ Role in Hitler’s Conquest of German Youth’, in Hollywood Quarterly, vol III, no. 4, p. 582. 54. BA, Akten des Reichssicherheitshauptamtes, R58/159, 3 April 1941. Also, R58/155, 17 October 1940. 55. Goebbels, ‘Der Film als Erzeiher’, p. 41. See also C. Reinhardt, Der Jungendfunk (Würzburg, 1938). 56. Belling and Schütze, p.

VB, 28 November 1936. The decree was issued on 27 November and is reproduced in Wulf, Theater und Film, pp. 119–20. 42. VB, 29 November 1936. S. Hull, Film in the Third Reich (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1969), p. 96. Hull uses the New York Times as his source. 43. Motion Picture Herald, vol. 127, no. 1, 3 April 1937, p. 16. 44. The thirty years’ minimum age for critics was revoked on 24 February 1937. 45. J. Goebbels, ‘Der Film als Erzieher. Rede zur Eröffnung der Filmarbeit der HJ, Berlin, 12 Oktober 1941’, in Das eherne Herz, Reden und Aufsätze aus den Jahren 1941–42 (Munich, 1943), pp.

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