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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Christmas in Berlin, Germany.

    C/U children looking in toy shop. C/U decoration inside. C/U model plane. M/S children looking through window. M/S decorations. C/U small girl looking at decoration. C/U's girl looking at dolls. M/S Christmas trees, M/S man looking at one. M/S window with school equipment. M/S man on bicycle with Christmas tree on back. L/S children entering the British Information Centre. M/S girl with plate of food. M/S as children are given food from counter. M/S lady pouring tea for child. C/U child eating biscuit. L/S children at tables.

    M/S plane at Tempelhof carrying Santa Claus. Various shots as he hands presents out to children of American army and air force personnel. M/S children laughing. M/S as pilot holds up child. M/S's children opening presents to show Camay soap etc. Various shots as children open their gifts.

    Various shots crashed C-82 plane. M/S airmen standing around the plane. M/S as German airfield personnel hoist ropes to tow the plane. M/S as it is dragged away for repairs. M/S as the British and American pilots are presented with gifts from Berlin by Ober-Burgomaster Reuter. C/U American pilot with cigarette lighter, he lights British pilot's cigarette. C/U lighter. C/U Berlin's city flag. L/S crowds. C/U General Edwin Herbert, Berlin's British Commandant with Professor Ernst Reuter. M/S of them drinking toast. M/S man watching. M/S crowds. Travel shot from tram going over new bridge. M/S tram. M/S photographers in front. M/S tram. Pan up large radio mast which was later blown up by the French. M/S's wreckage of it afterwards.

    L/S crowds in Berlin. L/S as they go into Titania palace for a show. Interior shots as children sing on stage. Various shots of audience watching. M/S people applauding. C/U boy applauding. M/S's men dressed as Santa Claus and a native American (Red Indian) doing sketch. Various shots audience, and children singing.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:45:00 / 01:34:25:00
    UN 2057 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2057 A
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    berlin blockade xmas Weihnachten 40er Occupied Germany Christmas 1940s Divided Germany Christmas Presents Wartime Christmases Lead Up To The Wall 1948
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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