Falsified History | Hitler’s Rise: The Colour Films

Footage from Hitler's rise to power has been transformed into colour using digital techniques. This clip explores the conditions in Germany that lead to a rise in Hitler's popularity, the failed 1922 Munich Putsch, and how it was later mythologised as a heroic event. Contains scenes some viewers may find upsetting.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 6'18''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Germany, 1890-1945 | Hitler's rise to power, 1919-33 | The Munich Putsch and the lean years, 1923-29

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: Channel 4
  • Channel: Channel 4
  • Programme: Hitler's Rise: The Colour Films
  • Episode: 1