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    Berlin, Germany.

    The pilots names are recorded as Lt Gallard Giles, Lt Roman W O'Brian, Lt. Paul Kaminsky, F/L Blaksley, S/L W Jones.

    MS. Spectators lining street. SCU. Pan along children seated at roadside scrutinising the camera (2 shots). LS. General view of ceremony. LS.G.V. crowd. SCU. Pan along types in crowd to G.V.of crowd. MS. Flags LS. Crowds. LS. Ceremony, with Ernst Reuter, Mayor of Berlin, uncovering street name. LS. British R.A.F. officer addressing crowd. CU. Group Captain Yarde. R.A.F. who spoke on behalf of the British pilots, addressing crowd. SCU. Frau Louise Schroeder and Ernst Reuter, seated at platform. CU. Bearded type in crowd. MS. and SCU.Ernst Reuter speaking (2 shots). CU. Bearded type in crowd. SCU. Pan along American and British pilots. MS. American pilots. CU. Pan from shoulder flash - 'Australia' - to pilot's frace. CU. R.A.F. pilot's wings pan up to face. CU. Bearded type in crowd. SCU. Flags. SCU. Ernst Reuter stepping up to unveil name. MS. He unveils name. MS. Pilots clapping. MS. British, American and German flags. CU. The street nameplate. Platz der Luftbrucke MS. Pan down from name to pilots sitting below. CU. American pilot. MS. American pilots on platform. SCU. Reuter shaking hands with American pilots. MS.3 American pilots. SCU.American Lt. Roman W. O'Brian, holding model bear, presented to him by an airlift worker. Ernst Reuter stands by his side. (The bear is Berlin City symbol). CU. Pan among pilots. SCU. The German worker presenting the bear to Lt. O'Brian, while Reuter watches. SCU. Pan along pilots, German worker and Ernst Reuter. CU. Head shot of American pilot. LS. G.V. ceremony.


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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:23:00 / 01:15:11:00
    UN 2150 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2150 B
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    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    Berlin Airlift
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