Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader - fuelled by anger, incapable of forming normal human relationships and unwilling to debate political issues. Such was the depth of his hatred that he would become a war criminal arguably without precedent in history. Yet this strange character was once loved by millions. How was this possible, and what role did Hitler's alleged 'charisma' play in his success? With the help of testimony from those who lived through those times, film archive - including colour home movies - and specially shot documentary footage, this film reveals how Hitler managed to turn from a nobody in 1913 - someone thought 'peculiar' - into the chancellor and fuehrer of the German people.
Laurence looks at how Adolf Hitler was loved by many. He reveals how Hitler formed a connection with lots of the German people and in the process, this seemingly unlikely figure generated a level of charismatic attraction almost without parallel. (Part 1 of 3)Watch Now:Amazon
Laurence takes a look at how Hitler attempted to maintain his charismatic appeal in his final years, as the bond between the German people and their Fuehrer was tested like it had never been before. (Part 3 of 3)Watch Now:Amazon