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MIPCOM Picks 2014: The Hunt for Hitler’s Missing Millions

In the months following World War II, an incredible artifact was uncovered within the coat lining of a captured Nazi official: the last will and testament of Adolf Hitler.
October 1, 2014


Partners: TVT Productions for Channel 5/Smithsonian Channel; distributed by TCB Media Rights
Length: 1 x 60 minutes
Aired: June 2014 (Channel 5, Smithsonian Channel)
Rights available: Worldwide excluding U.S. and UK
In the months following World War II, an incredible artifact was uncovered within the coat lining of a captured Nazi official: the last will and testament of Adolf Hitler, written just hours before the dictator committed suicide. This special, featuring an interview with the last surviving witness of the will’s discovery, reveals the secrets contained within, as well as the story behind the finding of the will by British intelligence officers, and the efforts to uncover the vast wealth Hitler kept hidden.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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