LS courtroom during trial of Karl H. Frank. Shots of judges entering; spectators. Frank wearing headphones, listening to testimony. Frank stands before judges. Judge reads sentence. Frank listens. Various shots in courtroom. LS prison wherein Frank is held. LS gallows being erected; men work on construction of gallows. Crowds in prison courtyard to witness execution of Frank. MS newsreel camera on raised platform; newsreel men stand on top of car. LS crowd. LS Frank escorted by guards out of prison. Official reads pronouncement in Frank's presence. Crowd listening. MS three executioners on gallows. LS Frank led to gallows. MS Frank on gallows. MS Frank hoisted into air by chest strap. Three executioners prepare him for hanging. Various angles of Frank raised on gallows; neck broken. Crowds watch. Shots of doctor examining Frank's body for proof of death.
Cameraman's dope sheet available in departmental files.
Biography / History:
1994.119.1 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in September 1994.
FRANK, KARL HERMANN
MARCH OF TIME
WAR CRIMINALS/WAR CRIMES TRIALS
The March of Time, Ltd.
1946 (used 10/46)
National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), 200 MTT 1150 UU
Betacam SP; VHS
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