Star Item
  • Description

    Berlin-Wannsee, Germany.

    Documentation states East-West market where goods of the western zone can be bought with east marks. The residents of the Eastern district come on the S-Bahn to the one Berlin market where goods of the Western zone can be bought with East-marks. There is a taxi service from Wannsee station. The long missed goods from the West are being checked and admired. And even if the exchange is 5 to 6 East-marks for one West-mark, the quality and quantity goods are decisive.

    LS. Exterior view of Wannsee railway station pan to men gathered on pavement. MS. Lorry driver handing out tickets to people who want to be carried to the market. MS. Lorry load of people driving off. LS. Elevated lorry arriving at the market. MS. People gathered round stall. SCU. Price list chalked up on board. CU. Woman stallkeeper wrapping fish. SCU. People looking at goods on stall. Man holds paper East marks in hand. CU. Tray of fruit with price ticket which gives prices in East marks and prices in West marks. SCU. Customer handing over money and receiving goods. CU. Hand closing till full of money. SCU. Woman putting notes into purse. MS. Elevated people round stall.


    Note: commentary in German.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:46:00 / 01:34:54:00
    UN 2160 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2160 C
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment