Quarter of a million Germans demonstrate against the Soviet threat.
Berlin, Germany. This comprises extracts from a German language newsreel with commentary and speeches in German.
M.S. Crowds going towards Place of the Republic (4 shots). L.S. The Reichstag with crowds gathering in front. M.S. Pillars outside Reichstag. S.C.U. & C.U. Franz Neumann addressing crowd. M.S. Pillars outside Reichstag. S.C.U. Friedensburg, Acting Burgomaster of Berlin, addressing crowd (2 shots) C.U. Friedensburg. C.U. Dr. Suhr addressing crowd. L.S. Reichstag. M.S. Crowds assembling in front of Reichstag. L.S. Crowd. C.U. Dr. Suhr addressing crowd. C.U. Street car driver, Karl Konitzer speaking on behalf of the workers. C.U. Rudolph Markewitz speaking. L.S. Crowd. C.U. Markewitz speaking. L.S. Crowd M.S. Crowd applauding. C.U. Joachim Lippschutz speaking. C.U. Ernst Reuter, Social Democrat Mayor of Berlin, addressing the crowd. L.S. Crowd. M.S. Crowd watching youths climb Brandenburger Tor (3 shots). M.S. Crowd running panic-stricken from Soviet bullets. (3 shots). M.S. Youth with injured hand, who pulled down the flag, being led away. L.S. Youth pulling down flag from Brandenburger Tor. L.S. Flag coming down off flagstaff. It is thrown down to crowd. L.S. Youth running to get out of way of firing on the top of the Tor. M.S. Crowds (3 shots). M.S. Franz Neumann and other leaders walking along street. M.S. Crowd listening (2 shots).
(Comb. Neg.) (Cuts 48/75)
Note: paperwork exists which translates the commentary and speeches into English.