directed an earlier film for the NSDAP, Der Sieg des Glaubens
(1933), which showcased an earlier Nazi rally, but all known copies of the film were destroyed after Ernst Röhm
, who was featured in that film, was suspected of participating in a plot against Adolf Hitler
and was executed. Rohm was head of the feared Nazi "brownshirts", and all published references to him were ordered destroyed in an attempt to erase him from history. This film was produced to replace "Der Sieg des Glaubens", and only one complete second-generation copy of that earlier film has ever been found. See more
The documentary of the Reich Party Congress, 1934 - Produced by order of the Führer.
On September 5, 1934, 20 years after the outbreak of the World War, 16 years after Germany's Suffering, 19 months after the beginning of the German Rebirth, Adolf Hitler again flew to Nuremberg to review the assembly of his faithful followers.
[for more than 20 minutes, there is only one discernible word:
Heil! Heil! Heil!...
I open the sixth Party Congress in respectful memory of he who has passed...
Die Grosse Zapfenstreich (The Great Tattoo) See more