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In Volume 4, No. 6, The March of Time producers released their first single-subject issue, a journalistic exposition of the Nazi reign in 1938 Germany, with newsreel cuts of Adolf Hitler, the Fuehrer; propaganda minister Paul Joseph Goebbles; and Fritz Kuhn, the President of the German-American Bund. The M-o-T cameras poked behind the air of prosperity in Berlin to reveal the persecution of the Jews; the manufacturing of military equipment, and the build-up of the goose-stepping army. It also shifts to New England where the opposition to Fritz Kuhn's American-German Bund is shown. William E. Dodd, the retiring American ambassador to Germany is seen and heard delivering a Nazi-criticism speech. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The March of Time (1937-1938 season) #6: Inside Nazi Germany  »

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What 1938 voices were saying about "Inside Nazi German."

SENATOR CLAUDE PEPPER OF Florida: "The new March of Time picture awakens us to thing we do not know and should know. It should be shown in every theatre in the land";-- SENATOR KEY PITTMAN,Chairman-Senate Foreign Relations Committee: "'Inside Nazi Germany'shows exactly what happens when a dictator takes control of a nation. I think it highly desirable that this picture be seen by every American."--CHICAGO POLICE COMMISSIONER ALLMAN: "The film is not censorable--I lifted the ban." -- MELVIN M. FAGEN, Exec.Secy.---Conference on Jewish Relations, Inc: "March of Time has performed a notable public service...volumes have been written about Nazi Germany, but I doubt whether any or all of them together have been able to portray the problem in so stirring and in so complete terms." ---ERIC VON SCHROEDER, Chairman German-American League for Culture: "A thoroughly objective film which should everywhere because it represents the truth." -- PENNYSLVANIA BOARD OF CENSORS: "Showing of this film would have a healthy influence, "Inside Nazi German" should be shown throughout the country." -- RABBI STEPHEN S. WISE: "A truthful portraiture of the march of time in Nazi German. As an American, I congratulate 'Time" for defending the Democratic Ideal---by telling the truth about Regimentation in Nazi German."


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