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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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