The People's Trial.. (1962)

Film-document №5712 6 parts, Duration: 0:59:45, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Karmen R., Svilova E.

Operators: Karmen R., Makaseev B., Semenov S.


The film about the Nurnberg Process over the fascist criminals held in 1946.

Historical background

This film was created in 1946, when the Nuremberg International Tribunal tried Nazi war criminals. The trial lasted 10 months. On the night of November 16, 1946 in Nuremberg prison sentence was executed.

Temporary description

Newsreel 1945. Panorama streets of Berlin. Red flag over the Reichstag. Prisoners of war in the streets. City of Nuremberg. Panorama destruction. The prison, in which sit Nazi criminals. The courtroom in Nuremberg. Sitting members Nuremberg Trials International Military Tribunal, including the judge from the Soviet Union, Major-General Ivan T. Nikitchenko. Among the Soviet press present writers: Ehrenburg, V. Ivanov, V. Vishnevsky, artist Boris Yefimov. In the dock war criminals: G. Goering, RV ASC, I. Ribbentrop, Keitel, Kaltenbrunner, E., A. Rosenberg, G. Frank, Y. Streicher, Funk, H. Schacht, Admiral Doenitz and other . Among the speakers at the process: the chief prosecutor of the United States, Robert Jackson, chief prosecutor of the USSR Rudenko. Read out the verdict handed down by the International Military Tribunal. On the night of October 16, 1946 in Nuremberg prison sentence was carried out. The corpses of criminals. 1960's. German soldiers marching with torches on the walls of the Nazi swastika.

Reel №1

Newsreel 1945:

Soviet soldiers on tanks drive through the streets of Berlin to capitulate.

Soviet flag flew over the Reichstag.

Burn the Brandenburg Gate.

From the windows of the houses hang white flags in surrender of the Nazis.

Hitler's generals, who surrendered to the prisoner out of the bunker.

Captured German soldiers are on the streets of Berlin.

Surrendering prisoners arrested Goering, Keitel, O Lucifer, Jodl, Ribbentrop, Goebbels shot himself dead body.

On prison stairs are war criminals.

The ruins of Nuremberg (with motion).

Newsreel 30's.:

Nazi parade with banners at the stadium in Nuremberg.

At the podium is Hitler.

Hitler passes through the streets of Nuremberg.

Newsreel 1946:

The Nuremberg stadium is invalid on crutches.

Nuremberg prison wall, walking time - MS. PNRM.

Inside view of prison building - LS.

The time is the corridor past the cell door Ribbentrop, Keitel, Goering.

Newsreel 30's.:

PNRM. from rooftops in Nuremberg Nazi soldiers marching on (before the war).

Newsreel 1946:

A war criminals are escorted into the room in the dock.

At the door of the courthouse are Soviet soldiers.

In the courthouse are people serving work of the international tribunal.

General view of the court in Nuremberg before the meeting.

The table sat the Soviet, British and American prosecutors.

The defendants in the courtroom.

Documents collected by the Soviet prosecution - PNRM., CU.

In the laboratory, made photocopies of the documents.

Documents multiply on a rotator.

Books written by the leaders of fascism.

In the field, the press sit Soviet artists Efimov, Kukryniksy (Kupriyanov, Krylov, Sokolov), make sketches.

Drawings of Soviet artists, made in the courtroom - CU., MS.

Representatives of the Soviet press: writers Ilya Ehrenburg, V. Ivanov, V. Vishnevsky.

Soviet node transmits materials out of the courtroom for the Soviet press.

There is a record of speeches on the process - MS.

English communications center SIGNAL corps soldiers pass cables from the courtroom.

By bildapparatu transferred photos from the courtroom.

Sit translators, foreign journalists, prosecutors, defense in court.

Reel №2

Newsreel 1946:

Nuremberg Palace of Justice building, the seat of the trial of the major war criminals.

Flags of the Soviet Union, France, Britain and the U.S. on the building.

Is the court, the defendants stand.

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

Destroyed villages, peaceful people homeless, prisoners in a concentration camp, and burned corpses of people and children in a concentration camp, a child's hand with the camp stamp.

Old face - CU.

On the roads of war are Soviet soldiers are fighting for the liberation of the land from the Nazis.

The Belarusian forest is detachment of partisans.

The snow in the mountain are exhausted Yugoslav soldiers.

Newsreel 1946:

General view of the courtroom during the trial (the top point).

International Military Tribunal: Chief Justice of the Soviet Union, Major General Nikitchenko and Deputy Lieutenant Volchkov, Chief Justice of the United Kingdom, Lord Lawrence and his deputy Birkett, the chief judge of the U.S. Biddle and his deputy Parker, Chief Justice of the French Republic de Fabre and his deputy Falco .

Chairman - Lord Lawrence.

Documents charges.

Reel №3

Newsreel 1946:

The defendants in the courtroom - LS.

German lawyers in robes - MS., CU.

Lawyer acts - MS., CU.

International tribunal in the courtroom - LS.

Those present in the court room - LS., MS.

Is the main U.S. prosecutor Robert Jackson (synchronously).

Newsreel 30's.:

Storm troopers in the streets of Berlin, on the street are Hitler, Hess and others.

Hess of the floor.

Night march with torches Nazis (the top point), sneaked Nazi banners, the Nazis burning books.

Acts Goebbels, Hitler said, Hitler sits in a chair, stands Palen.

From the window watching the Hindenburg, Schacht said the woman from the platform supports Krupp, Hitler was in a group of bankers.

Stormtroopers in Berlin.

Concentration camp in pre-war Germany - PNRM.

Newsreel 1946:

The defendants in the courtroom - MS., CU.

Crowded courtroom 8th February 1946 - LS., MS.

The hall sits Gorshenin.

Wary lawyers.

Nervous defendants (expected to address the Soviet prosecutor) - CU.

Is the main prosecutor of the USSR RA Rudenko (synchronously).

Newsreel 30's.:

German boys play childish daggers, go down the street boys with shovels are German soldiers.

Burning models of houses.

Guns are (preparation for war).

Ribbentrop at the plane, sign pacts of friendship.

The original contract Ribbentrop and Hitler's espionage work together - CU.

Kaltenbruner Ribbentrop letter in which he asks for money to spy on Iraq.

Ribbentrop signs documents - CU.

Go Nazi soldiers.

Hitler, Keitel, Jodl at the map.

Map of Europe - CU.

German troops easily the boundaries of European states.

Plan "tricks" - a plan the treacherous attack on Czechoslovakia, Jodl signed - CU.

Newsreel 1946:

Yodel in the dock - CU.

Reel №4

Newsreel 1946:

A war criminals in the dock.

Newsreel 30's.:

Goering over the map.

Pickets German plane bombs fall.

Burning Warsaw - LS. (Top point).

Newsreel 1946:

Goering in the dock - CU.

Newsreel 30's.:

On the roads of Europe are the German tanks.

Go Dutch soldiers with a white flag.

Nazi troops enter Paris.

Newsreel 1946:

At the trial of Nazi war criminals are the main French accuser.

Doenitz and Raeder criminals on trial.

Said the chief prosecutor Shawcross English.

Newsreel 30's.:

German warships pirates at sea.

Fired a torpedo.

Ship breaks - LS.

Blow up the ship is sinking.

German submarine shelled the ship.

The ship explodes and sinks.

Nazi flag is raised on a busy pirate ship.

Doenitz shakes hands with his submarine.

Newsreel 1946:

Said the chief prosecutor of the USSR Rudenko (synchronously).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Hitler, Jodl and others over the map.

German troops attack on Belarus: burning houses, the German planes bombarded Soviet territory.

The partition plan of the USSR, developed by Rosenberg - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Rosenberg in the occupied Soviet Union.

Himmler in a concentration camp for Soviet prisoners of war in Minsk, inspects the ruins of Minsk.

Newsreel 30's.:

The central square of Minsk, the buildings, the streets of the city before the war.

The streets of Kiev (with motion).

Ukrainian youth on the street.

Newsreel 1946:

Defendant Sauckel in the courtroom.

The Prosecutor of the USSR Alexander is questioning the defendant Sauckel (synchronously).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Theft of a slave people of Belarus.

Germans are captured Russian.

A train of captives people go to Germany.

Newsreel 1946:

Soviet prosecutor said the robbery Sheynan Nazis occupied territory (synchronously).

German trains with plunder in the USSR coal, oil and grain.

Go to Germany.

The Germans were taken to Germany cattle.

Reel №5

Newsreel 1946:

RA Rudenko interrogates the defendant Goering (synchronously).

Goering in the courtroom.

Document the destruction of Leningrad, which was signed by Jodl.

British prosecutor David Max Ouellet Faiz interrogates the defendant Jodl.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Hitler, Jodl, Keitel, and others from the map.

Leningrad during the blockade (winter) - LS. (Top point).

Empty, snow-covered streets, lonely passers-destroyed building the Hermitage, Peterhof Palace - LS., MS., CU.

Newsreel 1946:

Soviet prosecutor acts Roginsky.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Destroyed Stalingrad - LS. (The plane).

German Nazis blew home in busy city.

Smiling German general.

Goering of the floor.

German puts a gun in his boot - CU.

Lying dead children - CU.

Industrial enterprises Goering in Germany - LS., MS.

Newsreel 30's.:

Goering examines their estates.

Newsreel 1946:

On the court is the Soviet prosecutor Colonel Pokrovsky (synchronously).

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

In the Ravine are corpses of people killed by the Nazis - LS.

Bodies of women and children - CU.

Corpses prepared for cremation, firewood.

Newsreel 1946:

RA Rudenko green court questioned the defendant Keitel (synchronously).

Document about the extermination of people in the occupied territories, Keitel signed in September 1941.

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

Pipe over the building of concentrated camps in the Maidan.

Furnaces for burning corpses.

Passports of people killed at the camp.

PNRM. Majdanek (top point).

Wire to the power supply - PNRM.

In the furnace are human bones.

Are corpses, hair murdered women.

Bags of human hair to be sent to Germany for mattresses.

Forceps, pulled jaw with metal teeth, bags of gold belongings confiscated from prisoners bags with golden crowns.

Corpse with torn jaw - CU.

Gold bars are made of gold teeth killed.

Newsreel 1946:

Frunk and Mines in the dock - CU.

Rings, hand-executed ripoffs.

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

The heads of people in the pelvis and decapitated company prepared for the manufacture of soap in the soap factory in Danzig.

Soap, brewed from human fat.

Newsreel 1946:

Soviet prosecutor Smirnov produce in court the evidence (soap and other stuff).

In the courtroom on the stand are shown pieces of human skin, dressed for the manufacture of leather goods.

Criminals Frank Rosenberg, Frick, Göring, Kaltenbrunner and others in the dock.

Reel №6

Newsreel 1946:

The trial of the major war criminals at Nuremberg.

Playing with the prisoners to the American, English, French prosecutors.

Soviet prosecutor says RA Rudenko (synchronously).

Court retire to deliberate.

An empty courtroom.

The Court returned to the meeting.

Lawrence, Nikitchenko, American, English judge read out the verdict.

Sentenced to death: Goering, Ribbentrop, Keitel, Rosenberg, Kaltenbrunner Codlea, Frank, Frick, Sauckel, Streicher, Seyss-Inquart, sentenced to life in prison: Hess, Funk, Raeder.

Sentenced to twenty years in prison: Schirach, Schneier, for 15 years - Neurath, for 10 years - Doenitz.

Acquitted: Schacht, Palen, Frigo - CU.

Member of the Tribunal of the USSR Nikitchenko expressed a dissenting opinion on the sentence.

Prisoners being led away from the courtroom.


Outside the prison - LS., MS.

The act, signed by the representatives present at the execution.

Corpses of executed war criminals Keitel, Kaltenbrunner, Iodiya.

Frank, Frick, Rosenberg, Zaunlya, Streicher, Seyss-Inquart, Goering poisoned corpse.

Outside the prison, which was scattered the ashes of burned corpses of criminals.

In the forest, play, children born after the war.

German revenge-seekers from Germany are preparing for a new war.

West German soldiers stand with torches.

Nazi symbols painted on the doors and walls.

Chancellor Adenauer speech.

Said Strauss.

In Germany, driven by U.S. missiles.

Military aircraft of a new design in the air.

Former war criminals Shneydel, Oberlander, Hoydingger free.

Kesselring bypass the military.

The priest blesses the Adenauer.

Nazi symbols on the sidewalk, on the house.

Former Nazi fighters marching in preparation for new campaigns.

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

The prisoners behind barbed wire concentration camps during the war.

The monument to the victims of fascism at the former concentration camp.

Anti-war rally.

Wall Nuremberg prison, going clockwise.