• Short Summary

    THE BIRTHDAY OF HERR WALTER ULBRICHT, EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST LEADER, WAS CELEBRATED IN EAST BERLIN TODAY (SATURDAY) WITH A MASSES SPORTS DEMONSTRATION BY THE EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST YOUTH MOVEMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PARADE INTO ARENA
    0.03

    2.
    GV PARADE INTO ARENA
    0.07

    3.
    GV GYMNASTS MARKING TIME
    0.08

    4.
    SV PAN SPECTATORS APPLAUD
    0.15

    5.
    SV ULBRICHT TAKING SEAT
    0.20

    6.
    GV PARADE CARRYING BANNERS, MARCHING DOWN STEPS
    0.23

    7.
    SV MAN TALKING TO ULBRICHT
    0.32

    8.
    SCU MRS. ULBRICHT
    0.36

    9.
    SV ULBRICHT AND WIFE
    0.39

    10.
    SV CROWD APPLAUD, PAN TO ROSTRUM
    0.44

    11.
    LV ULBRICHT WELCOMED
    0.47

    12.
    GV CROWD APPLAUDS
    0.50

    13.
    SV ULBRICHT TAKING SEAT ON ROSTRUM
    0.57

    14.
    GV PAN CROWD APPLAUDS
    1.04

    15.
    GV PARADE ASSEMBLED IN ARENA
    1.07

    16.
    SCU ULBRICHT AND WIFE
    1.12



    Initials CHC/V/CT/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BIRTHDAY OF HERR WALTER ULBRICHT, EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST LEADER, WAS CELEBRATED IN EAST BERLIN TODAY (SATURDAY) WITH A MASSES SPORTS DEMONSTRATION BY THE EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST YOUTH MOVEMENT. HERR ULBRICHT WILL BE 75 TOMORROW.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS STAGED AT THE WALTER ULBRICHT STADIUM IN EAST BERLIN. SOME 5,000 YOUTHS TOOK PART IN THE SPECTACULAR, AND THE AUDIENCE WAS ESTIMATED AT 80,000. HERR ULBRICHT WAS ACCOMPANIED TO THE STADIUM BY HIS WIFE, FRAU LOTTE ULBRICHT. A 21-GUN SALUTE BOOMED OUT AS HERR ULBRICTH ARRIVED AT THE STADIUM. HE WAS CARRYING A BUNCH OF 75 RED CARNATIONS.

    THE EAST GERMAN LEADER'S BIRTHDAY IS BEING CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY THIS YEAR AS A NATIONAL EVENT. NEWSPAPERS HAVE BEEN CARRYING PORTRAITS OF HIM AND DESCRIPTIONS OF HIS LIFE AND WORK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA13JDFEYQEAZEXMYURUOSFDEYY
    Media URN:
    VLVA13JDFEYQEAZEXMYURUOSFDEYY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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