• Short Summary

    DESPITE THE GENERAL TENSE SITUATION, LIFE IN WEST BERLIN IS QUIET. PEOPLE FOLLOW THEIR NORMAL?

  • Description


    LIST OF SCENE ROLL 1.



    CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS IN THE STREETS, LADEN WITH PARCELS. VARIOUS SHOTS. SHOP WINDOWS WITH CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. CHRISTMAS TREES ARE BEING SOLD IN THE STREETS. BOY GOES HOME, CARRYING TREE. DOG WAITING BEFORE THE SHOP. WORKERS BUILDING ROAD. BUS STOP TAUENTZIEN STREET. MEMORIAL CHURCH AND DEPARTMENT STORE KDW IN BACKGROUND. VARIOUS SHOTS WITH PEOPLE IN THE STREETS, TRAFFIC POLICE CONTROLS TRAFFIC, PEOPLE CROSSING ROAD. DEPARTMENT STORE WITH XMAS ADVERTISEMENTS. BUS STOP. SALVATION ARMY MEMBERS COLLECTING MONEY FOR THE POOR. TOTAL: KURFURSTENDAMM WITH TRAFFIC AND MEMORIAL CHURCH, CARS, PEDESTRIANS CROSS BEING MOUNTED ON MEMORIAL CHURCH. WORKMEN.



    TRI X ROLL 2.



    IN THE EVENING THE STREETS ARE ALIGHT WITH ILLUMINATIONS. GROWN-UPS AND CHILDREN ADMIRE SHOP WINDOWS. INNUMERABLE COLOURED LIGHTS TRANSFORM THE TELEVISION TOWER INTO A HUGE XMAS TREE. POSTER: XMAS MARKET.



    PLUS X ROLL 3.



    BERLIN SEEN FROM THE TOP OF THE TELEVISION TOWER. BUILDING SITE (AVUS-ROAD PROJECT). MODEL IN SHOWCASE. DRIVING ALONG CLEARWAY WITH TELEVISION TOWER IN BACKGROUND. FLAG 'BERLIN BEAR' (BERLIN SYMBOL). CROWDS LOOKING AT XMAS EXHIBITION AT THE TELEVISION TOWER. FATHER XMAS WITH CHILDREN. VARIOUS SHOTS.



    BERLIN'S HANSAVIERTEL, VARIOUS SHOTS.



    PLUS X ROLL 4.



    HANSAVIERTEL, BRANDENBURG GATE, DRIVING TOWARDS BRANDENBURG GATE. THE WALL. WORKMEN COMING FROM SIEMENS FACTORY.



    TRI X ROLL 5.



    MILLING CROWDS ENJOY XMAS MARKET, CHILDREN AND GROWN-UPS CROWD AROUND FATHER CHRISTMAS. VARIOUS SHOTS. SCHONEBERGER BOY'S CHOIR SINGING IN EXHIBITION. VARIOUS SHOTS.




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    Background: DESPITE THE GENERAL TENSE SITUATION, LIFE IN WEST BERLIN IS QUIET. PEOPLE FOLLOW THEIR NORMAL DAILY ROUTINES, BIG BUILDINGS ARE STILL BEING ERECTED, AND THE CITY IS GAY WITH A FESTIVE AIR AS SHOPPERS THRONG THE MAIN STREETS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54Q93V4H3LHMN5GCE0FEX303S
    Media URN:
    VLVA54Q93V4H3LHMN5GCE0FEX303S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:12:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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