The best films from the Third Reich
The best films from the Third Reich
The best films from the Third Reich
The best films from the Third Reich
The best films from the Third Reich

As in the fields of architecture, music, literature and art, film also experienced a special boom during National Socialism through targeted support. In the late 1930s and early 1940s, mainly entertainment films, films on the subject of Frederick the Great, but also perseverance and propaganda films were made. All films are with English subtitles.

1940    »Jud Suess«

1940    »Jud Suess«
is a film by director Veit Harlan. It is based on the figure of Joseph Süß Oppenheimer. Born around 1690 in Heidelberg, he became the financial advisor to Duke Karl Alexander von Württemberg in 1733.                

1940    »Der eternal Jew«

1940    »Der eternal Jew«
Fritz Hippler, head of the "Film Department", mixes archive material, trick recordings and scenes shot in the Polish ghetto in Lodz. At the end there is a compilation of Hitler's speech of January 30, 1939.                

1940    »The Rothschilds' Shares in Waterloo«

1940    »The Rothschilds' Shares in Waterloo«
is a history film that was directed by Erich Waschneck. The film was created based on the idea of Mirko Jelusich and deals with the rise of the Rothschild Jewish banking family.                

1942    »The Great King«

1942    »The Great King«
is a historical film about Friedrich II. The filming was done from 1940 to 1941 in Döberitz, Prague and in Jüterbog. The premiere took place on March 3rd, 1942 in the Ufa-Palast in Berlin and Potsdam.                

1940    »Bismarck«

1940    »Bismarck«
is a German film by the director Wolfgang Liebeneiner. Bismarck, an elegant, sophisticated diplomat, with an independent mindset, sees through the hidden interests of the Reich's external enemies.                

1933    »SA-Man Brandt«

1933    »SA-Man Brandt«
is a propaganda film by Franz Seitz senior. In 1933, the film was given the distinctions "educational" and "artistically particularly valuable". After the war, the film was banned in Germany.                

1940    »Hitler Youth Quex«

1940    »Hitler Youth Quex«
this film of the spirit of sacrifice of German youth is a National Socialist film by director Hans Steinhoff. After the end of the Third Reich, the film was classified as a "reservation film".                

1940    »Triumph of the will«

1940    »Triumph of the will«
is a film about the Nazi Party Rally of the NSDAP 1934 in Nuremberg, and is considered one of the most magnificent works by the director Leni Riefenstahl. The premiere took place on March 28, 1935 in the Berlin cinema Ufa-Palast.

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