Munich: Preamble to the War.. (1988)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)
With the participation of

Director: Ramenskiy V.

Script writers: Gurkov G.


To the 50th Anniversary of signing the "Munich Treaty".

Historical background

The film is dedicated to the 50 anniversary of the signing of the Munich document, widely known as the "Munich Agreement" under which the benefit of Germany were cut off from large areas of Czechoslovakia.

World War II | Daylight of Czechoslovakia under the German control


Temporary description

The film is based on the request of the Union of Soviet Friendship Societies to the 50 th anniversary of the Munich Agreement. Newsreel. Germany. The people, the soldiers greet A. Hitler. The mobilization of men into the army by decree in 1935 on the Universal conscription in Germany. French Foreign Minister Pierre Laval signed in Rome on the Franco-Italian Agreement (1935god); P. Laval conversation with Stalin in the Kremlin. Joining the Nazi troops in the Rhineland (1936god) into the territory of Austria (1938). Spanish Civil War (1936). City of Munich, September 29, 1938. A. Hitler, B. Mussolini, E. Daladier and Chamberlain signed the Munich Agreement. German troops enter the territory of the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia (October 1, 1938). City of Paris. A. Hitler near the Eiffel Tower. Major war criminals in the dock at the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946 year). Type destroyed during the war in Berlin.

Reel №1

Newsreel 1936:


Blimp in the air - CU.

Waving to the people - LS.

The car rides Hitler - MS.

Airship wave of hands - MS.

The people welcomed Hitler - different.

Building - LS.

Passing cars - MS.

Hitler in the car - MS.

Flags - MS. (With motion).

Hitler and his entourage bypass the military - MS.

Hitler welcomes people from the window - different.

The standard-bearers in the square - LS.

Soldiers greeted Hitler - LS.

Hitler welcomed the audience - LS., MS.

Participants held a parade - MS.


Broken window - MS., CU.

Destroyed Room - Various.

Newsreel, 1934

Funeral Procession (assassinated Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss) - MS., LS. PNRM.

Cost, French Foreign Minister Louis Barthes - MS.

Lay a wreath - MS.

Louis Bart gets in the car - MS.

Louis Barth and King Alexander of Yugoslavia - in the car - CU., MS.

The car drives off - MS.



The police surrounded the car after the shooting - MS.

Louis Bart dead - CU.

Police officers on the street; dispersed people - different.


The rally in the Saar - LS.

The speaker on the podium - Various.

Listening to - MS., LS.

Logs in stock - LS.

Newsreel 1935:

Saar Street - LS.

Pass drummers - LS.

Carry the banner - MS.

The people rejoice - MS.

Are soldiers with guns - MS.

Standard bearers lowered flags - LS.

Are German officers - LS.

Listen to the theater - LS. PNRM.

Go men with suitcases - LS.

From platform does the train - LS.

Train - MS.


Flags - MS. PNRM.

French Foreign Minister Pierre Laval sign the documents - different.

Laval after signing - MS.

Restaurant - MS.

Duce out of the building - MS.

USSR. Pierre Laval meeting at the railway station in Moscow - MS.

Conversation P. Laval and Stalin - MS.

At the table during the interview - MS. PNRM.

Stalin and Laval shake hands - MS.

Seeing Laval and his wife - are different.


Flags - MS.

Hitler on the podium - MS.

Parade participants - LS.

Stormtroopers come with shovels - MS.

Tanks - LS.

Firing of guns - MS.

Pass tanks - LS.

Hitler on parade - CU.

The people in the stands - LS.

Newspapers - CU.

Animation: map background are troops - MS.

Go carts - LS.

Soldiers on foot, on horseback and bicycles - are different.

The car rides Hitler - MS.

The soldiers at the stadium - LS.

The people on the street - MS.

Participants held a parade - different.

Newsreel 1936:


Soldiers are running - MS.

Shoot guns - MS.

Soldiers stand up out of the trench and run - MS.

Flying aircraft - LS.

The bombing of the city - LS.

Flying aircraft - LS.

Go refugees - MS.

Explosions - LS.

Soldiers are running - MS.

Destroyed bridge - MS.

Acceleration residents - LS.

Go soldiers with guns - LS.

Explosion - MS.

Destroyed house - MS.


Flags - MS.

German officers go - MS.

Children waving their hands - MS.

Hitler and Mussolini rides in the car - MS.

People welcome - LS.

Shield - MS.

Mussolini and the others are looking through binoculars - MS.

Soldiers ran - LS.

The soldiers have guns - MS.

Gun fires - MS.

Nazi swastika - MS.

Banners - different.


Parade participants - LS.

Adolf Hitler - CU.

Cheering - MS.

Listen to the Hall - LS.

Diplomatic document - CU., MS.

Soldiers pass on the tank - MS., PNRM. to implement.

Flying airplanes - LS.

The people on the street - LS. PNRM.

Pass hiking and horseback soldiers - different.

Looking men - MS.

Diplomatic document - MS.

Reel №2


Passes patrol - MS.

Poster - MS.

Are soldiers with guns - LS.

Soldiers get in the car - different.

Passing car with soldiers - MS.

People welcome - LS.

Soldiers attached poster - MS.

Officer clears the flag - MS.

On buildings with swastika flags - MS. (With motion).

Passing car - MS.

Children welcome - MS.

People welcome - LS.

German soldiers guarding the road to the forest - LS., MS.

Barbed wire - MS.

Soldiers on horseback - different.

Are soldiers with guns - MS.

The soldiers set the gun and shoot - different.

Soldiers on horseback driven tool - different.

Steamboat - LS.


People welcome - MS.

Pick up in Paris, the British royal couple - MS.

Passes the royal couple - different.

Paris, city area - LS.

Dancing Girls - LS., MS.

The royal couple looks - MS.

Parade Square - LS.

The demonstrators - MS.

Guest Tribune - MS.

Participants held a military parade - LS., MS.

Tribune - MS.

Technology on parade - MS., LS.

Flags - MS.


Adolf Hitler - MS.

The people welcomed Hitler - LS.

Standard bearers at the parade - LS.

Tribune - LS., MS.

Hitler on the podium - MS.

Plane taxis - MS.

Airport pick-British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain - different.

Passing car - LS.

Landscape - LS. (With motion).

People welcome - LS.

Chamberlain out of the car - MS.

Are soldiers - MS.

Chamberlain pass and his party - MS.

Posters on the wall - MS.

Newspapers - MS.

Police officers restrain people - LS., PNRM. at home.

UK. Pulls car out of it, Churchill, welcomes people - different.

Police officers restrain people - MS.

French Premier Daladier and Foreign Minister Bonnet in London - MS.

Police officers hold back the multitude - LS.

The man with the cane is held in the building - MS.

It takes a man with a hat, enters the building - different.

On the podium of the League of Nations Chairman of the Soviet delegation Litvinov - CU., MS., LS.

Listening to - MS.

London - LS., MS.

Conference Room - LS.



Flags - MS.

Hitler, Mussolini, etc. - LS.

Hitler rides in the car, people welcome - LS.

Flags - MS.

Men out of the car - MS.

Union Jack - MS.

Passing cars - MS.

Hitler, Hess, Goering at the table - MS.

Signing of documents - different.

Discussion Document - MS.

Hitler and others in a conversation - LS.

UK. Dispersal of a demonstration - LS.

People welcome - MS., LS.

Flags - MS.

Chamberlain out of the plane - MS.

Chamberlain at the microphone - LS., CU., MS.

Newsreel 1938:


German troops crossed the Czech border (October 1) - MS.

Soldiers carry banners - MS.

Crying woman - MS.

Newspapers - MS.

The new president of Czechoslovakia, Hacha signed document - MS.

Newspapers - MS.

The people on the street - MS.