The Rise to Power (1969)

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  • Rise of Hitler Alternative


First part of documentary based on the book by William L.Shirer, using documentary footage, stills, posters and cartoons to tell the story of the Third Reich in Germany. Released in the U.S. in 1972 by Films Incorporated.

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