Mysteries in the Archives: 1934 the Assassination of King Alexander of Yugoslavia - DVD/Mystères d'archives : 1934 assassinat du roi de Yougoslavie - DVD
Tuesday, October 9, 1934.
Alexander I of Yugoslavia arrives in the port of Marseille for an official
visit to France. Several
minutes later, he is shot point-black – killed by a Croatian nationalist
opposed to his regime.
close-up filming of an assassination was a first in the history of cinema.
footage revealed serious lapses in security. Why so many?
were the cameramen able to get so close to film the dying king?
became of their footage?
2009, 26 min 01 s
Also available in French
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