Their Beloved Rhine ... Free! 1930

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    Full title reads: "Germany. Their beloved Rhine ... Free! President Hindenburg has rapturous reception as his first tour of the liberated Rhineland."

    Rhineland, Germany.

    CU German President Paul von Hindenburg and unidentified man in car. They are driven along through crowd lined streets.

    Exterior views of unidentified cathedral / church.

    Shots of steam boats on the river Rhine.

    Shots of children waving flags. Car bearing Hindenburg is driven over bridge. More shots of crowds. Man, possibly Mayor, makes speech standing next to modern piece of sculpture. Hindenburg is listening.

    More shots of Hindenburg being driven past crowds. Shots of young boys raising banners. Shot of Hindenburg with men behind giving early Nazi style salutes.

    Exterior views of civic building.

    N.B. The Rhineland had recently been removed from occupation by foreign powers.

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    British Pathé
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    01:53:01:00 / 01:54:23:00
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    Hindenburg Inter-War Germany, 1918-1939
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