Plan for Destruction (1943)

04/22/1943 (US) DocumentaryHistory 22m
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Plan for Destruction is a 1943 American short propaganda film directed by Edward Cahn. It looks at the Geopolitik ideas of the ex-World War I professor, General Karl Haushofer, who is portrayed as the head of a huge organization for gathering information of strategic value and the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's wars and plans to enslave the world. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

  1. John C. Higgins

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Karl Kamb

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Edward L. Cahn


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  1. Lewis Stone

    Lewis Stone


  2. Frank Reicher

    Frank Reicher

    Karl Ernst Haushofer

  3. George Lynn

    George Lynn

    Rudolf Hess

  4. Frederick Giermann

    Nazi Radio Announcer

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Original Language English

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