This film may have been too graphic for those in living memory, but it is sure needed to counteract the sickness that is Holocaust Denial. It is rampant, every where. Getting the truth out there and educating people about the truth is the only way to fight.
“The British Army Film Unit cameramen who shot the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945 used to joke about the reaction of Alfred Hitchcock to the horrific footage they filmed,” reports the UK Independent. “When Hitchcock first saw the footage, the legendary British director was reportedly so traumatised that he stayed away from Pinewood Studios for a week. Hitchcock may have been the king of horror movies but he was utterly appalled by ‘the real thing.'”
- In 1945, Hitchcock had been enlisted by his friend and patron Sidney Bernstein to help with a documentary on German wartime atrocities, based on the footage of the camps shot by British and Soviet film units. In the event, that documentary was never seen….
- Five of the film’s six reels were eventually deposited in the Imperial War Museum and the project was quietly forgotten.
- In the 1980s, the footage was discovered…
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