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    Title reads: "Cops give Big Show".

    Berlin Olympic Stadium, Germany.

    Various shots Berlin Police marching round in parade. Various shots motorcyclists and cars in the parade. G/Vs police marching in formation. C/U Willie Brandt, mayor of West Berlin, looking on. G/V police running towards a stationary motorcyclist, they dive over him.

    Police demonstrate assault course: G/V police running towards and climbing rigging. G/V as they clamber over the top and down the other side. C/U policeman running, he dives through a drum. C/U Alsatian dog jumping through the drum. Policeman crawls through a cloth pipeline. C/U as he emerges at the other end. C/U policeman diving through a frame in a wooden structure.

    Self-defence demonstration: policeman being tackled by thugs, one of them tries to kick him, he grabs hold of the attackers legs and throws him, the other comes at him with a stick and he throws him over his shoulder.

    G/V motorcycle demonstration. G/V foot police demonstration. G/V motorcycles as they cross each others' paths numerous times. G/V as foot police do the same. G/V mass crowd cheering. G/V policemen laying on the ground forming a star round the German flag and the words: "Berlin Be Free".

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:12:00 / 01:20:14:00
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    Sport & Leisure Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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