• Short Summary

    SINCE FRIDAY POLICE OF THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC HAVE BEEN ERECTING UNDERWATER OBSTACLES TO PREVENT PEOPLE FLEEING FROM EAST TO WEST BERLIN VIA THE RIVER SPREE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN..RIVER BARRIER FLANKING BANK
    0.08

    2.
    GV PAN..BARBED WIRE ON STAKES ACROSS RIVER
    0.21

    3.
    SLV MEN ON WORKING BOAT, PAN TO WATCH-TOWER
    0.30

    4.
    LV PAN..BRIDGE WITH OBSTRUCTING BARRIER BELOW
    0.41

    5.
    SLV GUARD WITH SEARCHLIGHT
    0.46

    6.
    SV WORKMEN FIX WIRE SHEETS IN POSITION ON TO PILE
    1.00

    7.
    SV MEN WORKING DIVERSE AIRPUMPS
    1.07

    8.
    SLV DIVER WORKS ON FENCE
    1.12

    9.
    MV MEN ON BOAT
    1.15

    10.
    SV DIVER ON FENCE
    1.18

    11.
    SV WORKERS AND EAST GERMAN GUARD ON BOAT
    1.22

    12.
    SV EAST GERMAN POLICE ON WOODEN BARRIER IN RIVER
    1.25

    13.
    LV MEN WORKING ON BARRIER
    1.33



    Initials JNT/S/JF/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SINCE FRIDAY POLICE OF THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC HAVE BEEN ERECTING UNDERWATER OBSTACLES TO PREVENT PEOPLE FLEEING FROM EAST TO WEST BERLIN VIA THE RIVER SPREE.

    THE OBSTACLES SEEN ON THE FILM SEPARATE THE EAST BERLIN DISTRICT OF TREPTOW AND THE WEST BERLIN DISTRICT OF KREUZBERG.

    VARIOUS SHOTS SEEN OF PILE DRIVERS, DIVERS, LANDING STAGES AND SECURITY GUARDS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA728TJNIV468WEPTML6SMB5MEN
    Media URN:
    VLVA728TJNIV468WEPTML6SMB5MEN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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