• Short Summary

    English and American troops reinforce West Berlin as the East German's build the Wall.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Berlin. Allies Reinforce".

    Berlin, Germany.

    LV American jeeps and armoured vehicles passing through barrier from East to West Berlin. CU cine photographers looking through telephoto lens. GV vehicles passing through checkpoint. LV Ditto. GV lorries going through check point. CU French, English and American flags, GV trucks passing the statue of a bear with Berlin written on the pedestal. CU girl in the crowd. LV American officer leading the parade through crowded streets in Berlin waving from his jeep. GV crowds waving to the American troops on the lorries. CU American troops waving. GV lorries passing Kaiser Wilhelm church. LV lorries going along the road through cheering crowds. SV Ditto. CU GI gunner on top of a lorry. LV crowds waving. CU small child on man's shoulders. GV crowds waving to the soldiers. LV Ditto.

    GV elevated the Brandenburg gate, with East German troops lining the front of it. LV statue of the top. LV East German troops patrolling the barbed wire fence in the British sector. SV one of the East German soldiers. LV East German soldiers laying more barbed wire. SV Major General Rohan Delacombe talking with West German officials. CU the Major General. SV a military police jeep patrolling along the other side of the road, is an East German soldier. CU British soldier looking through binoculars. SV British troops manning a mortar. SV British soldiers swinging an anti-tank gun. SV a British tank, LV as East German armoured car, parked near the frontier. CU notice reading "You are Forbidden To Proceed Beyond This Point". SV British troops walking towards the barrier. GV British troops patrolling the barbed wire near the Brandenburg gate.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1734.22
    Media URN:
    53824
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:25:00 / 01:37:06:00
    Canister:
    61/68

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