• Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel 48/70 - Berlin waits while housewives strike.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 48/70 - Berlin waits while housewives strike - Dr Friedensburg, Burgomaster of Berlin, makes speech and POWs return to Germany.

    (German commentary.)

    Various shots of people at open air swimming pool and lake. M/S of notice board reading 'Baden verboten, Baden Sie Sonne'. Girl in swimsuit paddles in the water. Swimming race in pool. German policemen swimming along in uniform and 'rescuing' children in the water. Crowd cheering.

    L/S of building. Crowds gathered outside. C/U of Dr Hubert Schwennicke. M/S of crowd. M/S of coffin containing American flyer killed during air lift. C/U of woman speaker. C/U of Mrs Lucius Clay, wife of General Clay.

    C/Us of German notices. Pan over still photograph of crowds. Street scenes - policeman directs traffic. M/Ss of Magistrate buildings. C/U of front page of Telegraph, German edition. C/U of front page DER MORGE. M/S of (natural sound).

    C/U of map showing Berlin, fade and pull back to map showing zones. M/S of train pulling goods wagons and tanks. C/Us of newspaper headlines. C/U of American Secretary of State George Marshall speaking.

    M/S of aircraft taxiing. Various shots of returning POWs (prisoners of war) - stepping off plane, being greeted by relatives and walking home with them.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:25:00
    UN 1988 B

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