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    Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).

    Title reads 'Autobahn'.

    Travelling shot, from wheel level, of car speeding along German autobahn - not complete section. MS. Man walking along by lake. CU. Pair of hands on steering wheel. MS. Traffic pulling off autobahn for refreshments at Frankfurt. MS. Family seated around portable table at side of road. MS. Student with board round his neck displaying where he wants to be driven to. CU. Two dogs in back of car. Various shots of the people helping themselves to roadside refreshments from food machines at Frankfurt. Various shots of road car accidents along autobahn, smashed up vehicles, people bleeding and being bandaged up. People crying in crowd and the ambulance carrying victims off. Various shots of car pulling into roadside cafe, a waitress comes out and puts the food and drinks required on a tray and serves it to the customers who remain seated in their car. GV. Dusk with lines of cars waiting to go into a drive in cinema. Various shots as the car enters the drive in cinema, a small speaker is fitted to the car window. GV. The screen of the open air drive in cinema. CU. In dark car a couple kiss. MS. Cars parked near the autobahn swimming pool. MS. Girl in bikini plunges into water. MS. Girl drying herself. LS. Autobahn Chapel, a modern type of church at Aldesried. Various shots inside the church. CU. Religious cross with the autobahn visible and traffic speeding along in the background.


    Date found in the old record - 05/01/1963. German voiceover.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:27:00 / 01:14:57:00
    UN 3714 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3714 C
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    GERMAN MUSIC DOC german engineer DIVERSE / 13.1.2011
  • Stills

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

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