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Dark Charisma of Hitler. Part 1 / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2012.
Description1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series Dark Charisma of Hitler
Dark Charisma of Hitler. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Hitler as Charismatic Figure (3:21) -- Hitler in WWI (2:24) -- Anti-Semitic Freikorps (2:11) -- Crystallization of Hitler's Beliefs (1:38) -- Hitler's Early Speeches (2:46) -- Hitler Compared to Hermann (2:08) -- Beer Hall Putsch Propaganda (2:32) -- "Mein Kampf" (1:45) -- Building the Nazi Party (3:15) -- Germany in Economic Crisis (3:12) -- Appointment as Chancellor (2:41) -- Oration as Chancellor (1:41) -- Concentration Camps (1:33) -- Hitler's Betrayal of Nazi Sturmabteilung (4:59) -- Hitler as Head of State (0:59) -- Experiencing Hitler Through Film (3:07) -- Popularity & Adoration (3:17) -- Hitler as a Messiah (3:16) -- Public Charisma vs. Private Character (2:13) -- Credits: Dark Charisma of Hitler: Part 1 (0:43)
Abstract Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader-fuelled by anger, incapable of forming normal human relationships, and unwilling to debate political issues; such was the depth of his hatred that he would become a war criminal arguably without precedent in history. Yet this strange character was once loved by millions. How was this possible, and what role did Hitler's alleged 'charisma' play in his success? With the help of testimony from those who lived through those times, archival film (including color home movies), and specially shot documentary footage, this film reveals how Hitler managed to turn from a "peculiar" nobody into the chancellor and Führer of the German people. This is the first episode in a three-part series written and produced by Laurence Rees, who won a BAFTA for his series Nazis: A Warning from History and a Grierson Award for Auschwitz: the Nazis and the 'Final Solution'.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 21, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteThis is the first episode in a three-part series.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 7 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2012.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number55141 Films Media Group
Publisher number55140s Films Media Group

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