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Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)

A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.

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A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.

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On April 29, 1945, in his air-raid bunker in Berlin, Adolf Hitler married Eva Braun. Martin Bormann was the best man. Each of the wedding guests received a silver-framed photograph of the Fuhrer and two cyanide capsules.


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Adorufu Hitorâ/Saigo no 10-kakan  »

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Kevin Brennan had his role deleted from the final print. See more »

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The map of Europe shown along with the opening credits show a unified Iberian Peninsula, although this union ended in 1640. See more »

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Josef Goebbels: The heart of Germany has ceased to beat. The fuhrer is dead.
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Referenced in Pen Pals (1974) See more »

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The most gripping portrayal of Adolf Hitler ever.
8 December 1998 | by (Canyon Lake, TX) – See all my reviews

Alec Guinness, most notably known as Obi Wan Kenobi, delivers a stunning performance as the Third Reich's Fuhrer. Relegated to a concrete bunker in once beautiful Berlin, Hitler resorts to ruling a faux empire. Fascinated with models of victorious post war Germany, Hitler lives in painful delusion. When he is coherent, Hitler plans grand strategies with armies that no longer exist.

It is a fascinating look into the warlord's inner circle whilst all is lost.


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