A City of Franconia

1939 , Rothenburg, Germany (Other)

Pre-World War 2 travel film focussing on the Bavarian town, Rothenburg, with strong disarmament message.

Shots include: views of Rothenburg outside the town walls; landscape close to Rothenburg including aqueduct; street scenes in the town with an emphasis on architectural detail and non-motorised forms of transport, including carts pulled by horses, oxen or by hand; activities of the local inhabitants including children, men chopping firewood, a boy and a man beating cushions/ spring cleaning, women with small children; views of the town from a high vantage point within Rothenburg; at least four buildings with swastika flags.

Featured Buildings

Aqueduct outside Rothenburg St Georgbrunnen [St George’s] fountain Town Hall Markusturm [Marcus Tower] Rőderbogen [Rőder Arch] City walls Siebersturm [Sieber Tower] gate St Jakobskirche [Saint Jakob church]

Keywords

Architecture; Pre-World War 2 German historic monuments and buildings; National Socialist Party; Inter-war continental tourism; Peace; Disarmament

Intertitles

Once upon a time Men built a City … … and called it Rothenburg What’s to become of the city …. unless disarmament Men build bridges of friendship stronger than the torrents of mistrust The End

  • Camera : Eustace Alliott

  • Editor : Eustace Alliott

  • Other : LJ Hodges

Manifestations

A City of Franconia

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    INV374781
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:16:37
    Modification Date
    08/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    738646
  • Barcode
    INV375596
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:16:37
    Modification Date
    08/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    738434
  • Barcode
    INV317201
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:16:37
    Modification Date
    08/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    738223
  • Barcode
    INV375864
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:10:38
    Modification Date
    04/03/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    737286
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV343143
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:10:38
    Modification Date
    02/03/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    737238
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV189841
    Canonical Identifier
    2010/24
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    Kodachrome
    Colour Type
    colour
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:11:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    10/08/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    686554
    Sound
    silent

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