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Title: BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS No 830, ATROCITIES - THE EVIDENCE
Reference number: 0036
Date: 1945, April 30
Production company: Movietone News
Running time: 7 mins
Description: British MPs tour Germany in 1945, to inspect Buchenwald and Belsen Concentration Camps.
pres. Sir Gordon Craig
ed. Gerald Sanger
comm. Leslie Mitchell
Shotlist: Credits (.14) British delegation of ten MPs visit Germany in the early days of Allied military rule. Tour of Buchenwald Concentration Camp. They talk to the prisoners. Shots of human bones, suffering, destruction. Gas ovens (1.43) Stalag Techler near Leipzig (1.58) Garderlegen. Shots of corpses. German civilians forced to disinter and bury the bodies in mass grave after funeral (2.39) Belsen. Prisoners captured SS, camp guard, men and women. Camp Commandant Kranner (4.25) Burning of Belsen. Views of the camp and German soldiers carrying the dead for burial. Prisoners still dying months after the liberation. Shots of burning huts (6.19) German citizens in Minden compelled to watch film of the atrocities perpetrated in their name (6.45)
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