• Short Summary

    GENERAL SIR RICHARD HULL, RECENTLY APPOINTED CHIEF OF THE IMPERIAL GENERAL STAFF, VISITED BRITISH TROOPS NOVEMBER 28 AT CONTROL POINTS ALONG THE EAST/WEST BERLIN BORDER.

  • Description

    1.
    LV GENERAL HULL'S CAR DRIVES UP TO BORDER.
    0.06

    2.
    LV BORDER POST.
    0.10

    3.
    SV PAN... ALONG BORDER FENCE.
    0.16

    4.
    TRAVELLING SHOT... OF GENERAL HULL'S CAR.
    0.21

    5.
    LV EAST GERMAN CONTROL TOWER PAN TO GENERAL HULL'S CAR.
    0.26

    6.
    DITTO. (4 SHOTS)
    0.34

    7.
    SV GENERAL HULL'S CAR TURNS AT BORDER.
    0.34

    8.
    LV EAST GERMAN SOLDIERS.
    0.35

    9.
    SV GENERAL HULL AND OTHERS.
    0.43

    10.
    LV EAST GERMAN POLICE WITH DOG. PAN TO GENERAL HULL'S PARTY (2 SHOTS)
    0.53

    11.
    CU R.A.S.C. SIGN.
    0.55

    12.
    LV GENERAL HULL INSPECTS TANKS.
    1.00

    13.
    SV DITTO (2 SHOTS)
    1.06

    14.
    GV BRITISH ARMY HEADQUARTERS AT SPANDAU.
    1.08



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: GENERAL SIR RICHARD HULL, RECENTLY APPOINTED CHIEF OF THE IMPERIAL GENERAL STAFF, VISITED BRITISH TROOPS NOVEMBER 28 AT CONTROL POINTS ALONG THE EAST/WEST BERLIN BORDER.

    ONLY A FEW YARDS AWAY FROM EVER-ALERT EAST GERMAN POLICE AND THE FORMIDABLE WALL THAT DIVIDES THE CITY, THE GENERAL DISCUSSED THE BERLIN SITUATION WITH MILITARY POLICE BEFORE GOING ON VISIT TWO BARRACKS IN THE SPANDAU DISTRICT.

    THE GENERAL, ON THE SECOND DAY OF HIS VISIT TO THE BRITISH GARRISON IN BERLIN, WAS ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL CASSELS, CHIEF OF THE RHINE ARMY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6Y95WYYWPUIP7SLUAIPBORTVI
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Y95WYYWPUIP7SLUAIPBORTVI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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