A Newsreel History of the Third Reich Documentary Series Overview (1993)


Introduction

A Newsreel History of the Third Reich shows segments from the wartime German weekly newsreels, Die Deutsche Wochenschau, during World War II.

Also known as A Newsreel History of the Third Reich at War and Through Enemy Eyes: A Newsreel History of the Third Reich at War.

Outline

Explore the Second World War through German newsreel footage that fed the hungry German nation. Shown in cinemas throughout the war, it was through this medium that Goebbels’ propaganda ministry sold its misinformation to the German public, often completely fabricating the events of the war in their favour.

Released as 14 double disc volumes containing 28 discs representing 169 newsreels for a total running time of 3,496 minutes (over 55 hours).

Through Enemy Eyes Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s):
    • Simon Groom.
  • Director(s):
    • Micky Shepherd.
  • Producer(s):
    • Derek Blades … executive producer.
    • Micky Shepherd … producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Penny Price.
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
    • Stuart Highsted.
    • Micky Shepherd.
  • Production:
  • Distributor(s):
    • Artsmagic (US) Ltd. (2006) (World-wide) (DVD).
  • Release Date: 1993 (original release, US) and 25 July 2006 (re-release, DVD Premiere, US).
  • Rating:
  • Running Time: total running time of 3,496 minutes (over 55 hours).
  • Country: Germany.
  • Language: German and English (subtitles).

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