Newsreels 1946-1980 - Augenzeugen 1946-1980

Start watching with your public library card or university login

Newsreels 1946-1980
Augenzeugen 1946-1980

1980

This 32-part playlist of newsreels gives a glimpse of what life was like in post-World War II Germany.

In This Series

The Murderers Are among Us - Newsreel 1946/8/1: the First DEFA Premiere
The Murderers Are among Us - Newsreel 1946/8/1: the First DEFA Premiere
Kurt Maetzig Directs Marriage in the Shadows - Newsreel 1947/53/12
Kurt Maetzig Directs Marriage in the Shadows - Newsreel 1947/53/12
Director Wolfgang Staudte Filming Europa Will Laugh Again - Newsreel 1948/121/3
Director Wolfgang Staudte Filming Europa Will Laugh Again - Newsreel 1948/121/3
Rotation, Girl in Gingham and Marriage in the Shadows - Newsreel 1949/7/1: From Ufa to DEFA - First Films at the DEFA Studio
Rotation, Girl in Gingham and Marriage in the Shadows - Newsreel 1949/7/1: From Ufa to DEFA - First Films at the DEFA Studio
IG Farben - Scapegoat or National Traitor - Newsreel 1950/46/6
IG Farben - Scapegoat or National Traitor - Newsreel 1950/46/6
Director Kurt Maetzig Elected President of Film Section at the Berlin Film Meeting - Newsreel 1950/51/1
Director Kurt Maetzig Elected President of Film Section at the Berlin Film Meeting - Newsreel 1950/51/1
A US Agent in the GDR - Cold War Stasi Agent Horst Hesse - Newsreel 1956/29
A US Agent in the GDR - Cold War Stasi Agent Horst Hesse - Newsreel 1956/29
Abolition of Meal Tickets (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/45/8: With Actor Horst Kube
Abolition of Meal Tickets (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/45/8: With Actor Horst Kube
The Rocket (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/46/6
The Rocket (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/46/6
The Argument (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/92/10: With Actor Horst Kube
The Argument (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/92/10: With Actor Horst Kube
Politics of a Front City (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/95/32: With Actor Horst Kube
Politics of a Front City (Agitation Patrol) - Newsreel 1958/95/32: With Actor Horst Kube
The First British Film Week in the GDR - Newsreel 1959/34B/8 - Visit to the DEFA Studio
The First British Film Week in the GDR - Newsreel 1959/34B/8 - Visit to the DEFA Studio
A Rocket in the Soviet Occupied Zone and The Silent Star - Newsreel 1959/40B/9
A Rocket in the Soviet Occupied Zone and The Silent Star - Newsreel 1959/40B/9
Actor Günther Simon at the International Film Festival Ball in Berlin - Newsreel 1959/85/6
Actor Günther Simon at the International Film Festival Ball in Berlin - Newsreel 1959/85/6
DEFA Actors Give Autographs - Newsreel 1960/14/7
DEFA Actors Give Autographs - Newsreel 1960/14/7
Actor Günther Simon at a Tennis Tournament in Berlin - Newsreel 1960/4/10
Actor Günther Simon at a Tennis Tournament in Berlin - Newsreel 1960/4/10
Concentration Camp Sachsenhausen Becomes a Memorial - Newsreel 1961/17/3
Concentration Camp Sachsenhausen Becomes a Memorial - Newsreel 1961/17/3
Actor Günther Simon Filming Kurt Maetzig's Captain Loy's Dream - Newsreel 1961/5/2
Actor Günther Simon Filming Kurt Maetzig's Captain Loy's Dream - Newsreel 1961/5/2
Director Kurt Maetzig's 50th Birthday; Kurt Maetzig Filming The Dream of Captain Loy - Newsreel 1961/5/2
Director Kurt Maetzig's 50th Birthday; Kurt Maetzig Filming The Dream of Captain Loy - Newsreel 1961/5/2
Premiere of Naked among Wolves in Moscow - Newsreel 1963
Premiere of Naked among Wolves in Moscow - Newsreel 1963
Newsreel 1964/28 - As an Adult, Stefan Jerzy Zweig Meets with Buchenwald Survivors in Czechoslovakia
Newsreel 1964/28 - As an Adult, Stefan Jerzy Zweig Meets with Buchenwald Survivors in Czechoslovakia
Making The Flying Dutchmann - Newsreel 1964/8
Making The Flying Dutchmann - Newsreel 1964/8
Preview of Story of that Night (Excerpts) - Newsreel 1967/21/3: Actors Günther Simon and Helga Göring at the Berlin Premiere of Bread and Roses
Preview of Story of that Night (Excerpts) - Newsreel 1967/21/3: Actors Günther Simon and Helga Göring at the Berlin Premiere of Bread and Roses
Premiere of The Banner from Kriwoj Rog at Berlin's Cinema International - Newsreel 1967/45/2
Premiere of The Banner from Kriwoj Rog at Berlin's Cinema International - Newsreel 1967/45/2
Premiere of I Was Nineteen at the Cinema International - Newsreel 1968/7/2
Premiere of I Was Nineteen at the Cinema International - Newsreel 1968/7/2
Interview with Actor Jaecki Schwarz on I Was Nineteen - Newsreel 1968/9/7
Interview with Actor Jaecki Schwarz on I Was Nineteen - Newsreel 1968/9/7
Director Konrad Wolf on Making Goya - Newsreel 1970/6/4
Director Konrad Wolf on Making Goya - Newsreel 1970/6/4
Newsreel 1975/5 - Novelist and Former Buchenwald Inmate Bruno Apitz at an Event for the Liberation of Luis Corvalan (General Secretaty of the Communist Party of Chile)
Newsreel 1975/5 - Novelist and Former Buchenwald Inmate Bruno Apitz at an Event for the Liberation of Luis Corvalan (General Secretaty of the Communist Party of Chile)
Five Reports on New Apartments and Social Buildings in the GDR - Newsreel 1975
Five Reports on New Apartments and Social Buildings in the GDR - Newsreel 1975
About the Prenzlauer Berg District - Newsreel 1976
About the Prenzlauer Berg District - Newsreel 1976
One in Five Berliners will Receive a New Home By 1980 - Newsreel 1977
One in Five Berliners will Receive a New Home By 1980 - Newsreel 1977
A Visit to the DEFA Studio - Newsreel 1979/21/1
A Visit to the DEFA Studio - Newsreel 1979/21/1