The historical film archive begins in the year 1895 and comprises of a large number of original films on diverse subjects. The earliest film shots show mounted US cavalry soldiers during their attacks on Mexican troops.
Considerable film material from the turn of the 19th to the 20th century shows original film shots from many countries. This includes, among European subject matter, also early film recordings from Africa, USA, the Orient, Near and Far East.
An additional large amount covers the period of the First World War.Early film coverage from all countries participating in the war and all divisions of arms portray the "GREAT WAR" as it really was.
The period between the world wars, 1918 - 1939, is illustrated above all by valuable archive photos and early private pictures in large volume. Photo coverage of all the important personalities from politics and economics is available.
The era of the Third Reich takes up a particularly large space and a high significance from historically valuable photographs. Among numerous archive films, the inventory also consists of very many private films. They guarantee a likewise interesting and unfalisified view into the times of 1933 - 1945.
Private films from SS circles and high political prominence as well as numerous interviews with high level, long deceased personalities of the Third Reich present an archival treasure of utmost significance.Included in this are also persons belonging to the immediate entourage of Adolf Hitler.
All important military persons and combat actions of the Second World War are abundantly available in black and white and partially in color photos. The film archive also documents the years after World War Two, up to the late 1980s.
The films in the archive consist of large amounts of material on the most diverse subject matter. The enormous inventory makes possible the production of hundreds of new documentary films from the material stock on nearly all relevant themes of history over the last 120 years.
Especially suited for intensive film matter evaluation are TV stations or large-scale Internet film portals.