German newsreel item - Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Fisher, visits Berlin.
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German newsreel item.
Title reads: "Erzbischof Von Canterbury Besucht Deutschland".
Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. G. Fisher, visits Berlin, Germany.
C/U road sign: "Essen HBF". C/U Archbishop alighting from train and being greeted by British army officers. C/U the Archbishop and British army officer. M/S Archbishop alighting from car and joins crowd, industrial workings seen in background. M/S Archbishop shaking hands with German women. L/Ss as he walks with others through streets. M/S Archbishop accompanied by German clergy walking down steps of what looks like a hospital. Panning shot along assembled clergy at foot of steps and others. M/S Archbishop chatting to man in hospital bed while nurses and other clergy look on. C/U two church bells which look as if they have been removed from damaged church. M/S part of a damaged church / cathedral. M/S archbishop chatting to a crowd of men. M/S shell of a shattered church silhouetted against the sky. Elevated shot view of damaged church - bombed during World War 2.
Date given on old record is 01/12/1948.