Us Military Police Blockade 1949

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    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    American MPs blockade Soviet Repatriation Mission HQ in Frankfurt, Germany, after Russians refuse to leave American zone.

    MS American Military Police patrols outside house in snow. MS MPs turning off gas, water, electricity and telephone connections to mission (two shots). MS Provost Marshal Colonel Stirling Wood arriving at blockaded house. CU flood lamp being screwed into holder outside house to make sure nobody leaves house by night. LS flood lamps being fitted outside the house. MS American officers fixing flood lights outside the house. MS members of Russian Mission leaving on foot (two shots). CU two American officers. More shots Russians leaving the house, some by car.

    Selected Scenes from Gazette issue 49/20. Date on original dope sheet is 10/03/1949.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    65145
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2262.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:57:00 / 01:33:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 2078 L
    Sort Number:
    UN 2078 L
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