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And now, here's "The Lambeth Walk" as performed by Adolf Hitler and a batch of Nazi soldiers…

Seriously. In 1941 after a German leader denounced the song as "Jewish mischief and animalistic hopping," Charles A. Ridley of the British Ministry of Information took newsreel footage of goose-stepping Krauts and set it to "The Lambeth Walk" in an attempt (I'm guessing) to make those fun boys seem less menacing and more ridiculous. Or something of the sort. It is said the film was shown for Joseph Goebbels and he exploded and ran screaming from the room in anger. If so, that alone was reason enough to make it.

So here it is: Hitler in a musical, long before Mel Brooks thought of it…