• Short Summary

    A PARADE OF 65,000 GYMNASTS AND SPORTSMEN WAS HELD IN WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (MONDAY). MEMBERS?

  • Description

    A PARADE OF 65,000 GYMNASTS AND SPORTSMEN WAS HELD IN WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (MONDAY). MEMBERS OF LOCAL ATHLETIC CLUBS AND OTHER SPORTING ASSOCIATIONS TOOK PART IN THE COLOURFUL MARCH.

    THE MEN AND WOMEN MARCHED IN PROCESSION IN BOTH DIRECTIONS ALONG THE 10-LANE WIDE BISMARCKSTRASSE AND KAISERDAMM TO CELEBRATE THE END OF THEIR SIX-DAY MEETING IN BERLIN.

    KNOWN GENERALLY AS THE "GERMAN GYMNASTIC FESTIVAL" THE EVENT IS HELD EVERY FOUR YEARS IN A DIFFERENT WEST GERMAN CITY. MOST CONTINGENTS HAD THEIR OWN MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT - PIPES AND DRUMS OR BRASS BANDS - AND MANY OF THE WOMEN WORE TRADITIONAL COUNTRY COSTUMES. A LARGE CROWD LINED THE ROUTE AND WATCHED THE SPECTACLE FROM WINDOWS AND BALCONIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACYL1GQBKLJO74VCOUGOTGA5E8
    Media URN:
    VLVACYL1GQBKLJO74VCOUGOTGA5E8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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