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  • Short Summary

    Post war Berlin: Clearing the bomb debris. War torn buildings. New Fashions. Shopping.

  • Description

    Berlin, Germany

    Berlin 1947 (Part III)

    Post war Berlin: General street scene. Shots of women's fashions, old ladies, ruined shops and buildings, children playing in rubble, moving home with horse and cart, groups of old ladies and children playing. Lots of ruined buildings. People sitting outside cafes and restaurants, a tram stop. A flower seller, CU woman buying flowers and paying with cigarettes. CU woman's face with flower earrings. MS couple walking in street, women in various fashions. A cinema. Shopping: people looking in shop windows. CU items for sale toys and crockery. MS. "FW Woolworth & Co". MS. German Women breaking bricks & throwing them into skip. Women working at clearing war debris. MS Clearing rubble. CU feet on rocks. Destroyed buildings. Pushing the bricks away using small railway track. View of the bomb site. CU Sign reading "You are entering the American sector...". MS Fashionable woman window shopping and admiring her reflection. Trying on shoes. Looking in shop windows. Undoing her purchase - CU straw sandals! More people window shop. Mix between bomb damaged cafes, people clearing debris, and diners sitting outside a smart restaurant. W.S War torn street scene with cable car. Child peeing in street. More cafe scenes and barefoot children. CU. the fashionable shoes of a man and woman as they walk.

    Mute Lav neg. Cuts Pic.167. No pos available.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2441.26
    Media URN:
    67034
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:46:00 / 02:04:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 1947 A

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