General Adolph Takes Over. In 1935 a powerful propaganda film called “Triumph of the Will” was released in Germany. The British Ministry of Information put together its own propaganda film using “Triumph of the Will” and setting it to the British dance tune “The Lambeth Walk”, they made the Nazis look like wind up dolls. The whole point of it was to lampoon the enemy and undermine and ridicule the German propaganda film. The British public loved it. Humour was being used as a weapon of war to boost morale and to subvert the powerful. It is thought the film was seen by Goebbels himself who apparently left the screening screaming and shouting vulgarities.
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