The Himmler Greets Himmler or Hitler Wants Himmler Scene is one of the many scenes used in Hitler Parodies.
The scene begins with Hitler in the dining room shaking hands with many Nazi officers. Traudl and Manziarly gossip about how the officers. Himmler is then seen giving the Nazi salute, and then shakes his hand. Himmler persuades Hitler to leave Berlin, saying that it's not too late. Hitler replies with a disapproving questioning sentence. Himmler then calls Hewel and asks him if they should contact the Allies and start conducting politics. Hewel agrees, but Hitler says he's sick of politics, that there'll be plenty of politics after he's dead. Himmler is confused, but Hitler assures him that everything will be all right. Hitler departs, leaving Himmler, who salutes him in an apathetic way. He then begins to nodd nervously.
In Downfall ParodiesEdit
The scene is not used very often, possible because Hitler does not rant, and the mood of the scene is apathetic.
The scene is used most often by Hitler Rants Parodies, where Hitler asks Himmler to perform many dirty and gross activities. Many other parodies follow this pattern.
Other parodies involve Himmler informing Hitler about various things.
In almost all parodies that involve this scene, Himmler asks Hewel to come and convince Hitler about something. Hewel usually tends to agree with Himmler.
|German transcript and English translation|
|OFFICER 1||Alles für Deutschland!||Everything for Germany!|
|Heil, Mein Führer!||Heil, Mein Führer!|
|OFFICER 2||Mein Führer, ich...||Mein Führer, I...|
|OFFICER 4||Heil, Mein Führer!||Heil, Mein Führer!|
|TRAUDL||Die können's ja gar nicht erwarten, endlich wegzukommen!||They're in such a hurry to get away from here.|
|MANZIARLY||Was mir am meisten stört ist die Schleimerei.||What bothers me the most is the adulation.|
|Wer an Sie glaubt and den Sieg! Nach vorn "Sieg Heil" und nach hinten leck "Leck mi’ am... Abend"!||They say "Sieg Heil," but they think "Lick my... you know what."|
|HIMMLER||Mein Führer!||Mein Führer!|
|Ich flehe Sie an, verlassen Sie Berlin!||I beg you to leave Berlin!|
|Noch ist es nicht zu spät!||It's not too late!|
|HITLER||Zu spät?||Too late?|
|HIMMLER||Hewel, kommen Sie doch mal her, bitte!||Hewel come here, please!|
|Mein lieber Hewel, Sie sind doch auch, der Ansicht, wir sollten Fühlung aufnehmen mit den Alliierten!||My dear Hewel, you also have the opinion that we should contact the Allies!|
|Politik machen!||And start conducting politics!|
|HEWEL||Ja, in der Tat!||Yes, indeed!|
|Wir sollten Politik machen!||We should do politics.|
|Ich mache keine Politik mehr...||I don't do politics anymore...|
|Das widert mich so an!||They so disgust me!|
|Wenn ich tot bin, werdet ihr noch genug Politik machen müssen!||When I'm dead, you'll have plenty of time for politics!|
|HIMMLER||Mein Führer?||Mein Führer?|
|HITLER||Es ist gut, mein lieber Himmler!||It is good, my dear Himmler!|
|Mein treuer Heinrich!||My loyal Heinrich!|
|Es ist gut!||It's OK!|
|Gehen Sie nur.||Just go.|
- This is one of the few scenes in which no general or other main characters appear.
- In this scene, Hitler does not rant.
- This is the only scene where all the character's name start with the same letter (H): Hitler, Himmler and Hewel.
- The extended scene also contains a short dialogue between Traudl Junge and Constanze Manziarly. Few parodies however, use this segment.
- Even though it's only seen at the begining and the end of the scene, it's implied that Hitler's hand shakes throughout the whole scene.
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| * Scenes only in extended edition, % Scenes differ between theatrical and extended edition, ^ Scenes without known download link|
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