Tonwoche № 408 (1938)

Newsreel №63900, 2 parts, duration: 0:14:21, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1

Footage frameFootage frameFootage frameFootage frame


A car accident on the streets of Berlin.

A man tries to cross the street, hit by a car.

The collision of two cars, one flipped.

Burning car, firefighters extinguish the fire.

A policeman surveys the road from the track machine.


Speech by Goebbels on the radio about the need to respect traffic rules.

He says that 70-80% of road accidents happens due to negligence of road users and calls for care and responsibility.



Preparing for the Day of German art.

Girls in physical form, rehearsing gymnastics in the Park.

Hall of the Museum, there is an installation of sculpture, workers are cleaning the sculpture, polished.

Sculptural Nazi eagle, a worker washes the eagle out of the hose.

In the yard set layout with the angels.


The show in Munich, summer outfits of the Berlin fashion designers.

Beach outfits.

People sit at tables, look at the model.

Summer dresses, girl with umbrella shows a sundress.

Sandals original form.

Fashion models in dresses with national motifs.

Elegant long dress, long velvet dress.

Dresses brides.


Wedding Indian Prince is one of the richest and most beautiful celebrations in the world.

Solemn procession with elephants, the Prince sits in the canopy on an elephant, comes down with it on the ladder.

Evening procession with lanterns.

USA. Dance hall.

Couples dancing the swing, which became popular two years ago.

To join in the dancing waiter with a tray, passing by the military.


National competitions in rowing on a canal of the ISAR.

Key words

Germany, 1938, accident, automobile, fire, fire
Germany, 1938, Goebbels, speeches
Germany, 1938, gymnastics, sculpture, work
Germany, 1938, fashion
India, 1938, wedding, monarchs, holidays, elephants
USA, 1938, dancing
Germany, 1938, sports, rowing

Reel №2

Footage frameFootage frameFootage frameFootage frame

Continued rowing.

Athletes race on a rough stream.

Spectators on the shore.

Kayaks overturned in the water, but the racers continued way.


The final football match of the championship Germany at the Olympic stadium in Berlin.

Moments of the game.

The reaction of the fans, they're honking horns, ringing the bells and shouting.

The match ends in a draw - 3:3. Run out on the field photographers.


Derby in Hamburg.

Go to the audience.

On the podium of the ladies in fancy robes, coats.

The spectators place their bets.


Elegant ladies strolling on the racetrack.

The race will begin.

The officer looks through binoculars.

Placards with the results.


The solstice at the stadium in Berlin.

Down the stairs the young men in uniform with Nazi flags, waving them.

A torchlight procession forms a swastika.

The view from the top.

Watch Goebbels and Goering.

A circle of torches lit a huge bonfire.

Goebbels speech to the youth: "Here gathered 120 thousand persons, who are witnesses of one of the most romantic holidays, created by the customs of their ancestors.

Every resident of Berlin should become a part of this event, which is a measure of national unity and a symbol of national future."

An evening fireworks display.

Key words

Germany, 1938, sports, rowing
Germany, 1938, sports, soccer, fans
Germany, 1938, sport, equestrian sports
Germany, 1938, the holidays, a torchlight procession, Goebbels, Goering, fireworks, fascist symbolism

Our website uses "cookies" to give you the best, most relevant experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies. See our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy.