• Short Summary

    Khrushchev arrives to East Berlin during the Berlin crisis.

  • Description

    Berlin, Germany (Federal and Democratic Republic of).

    Long shots of crowds gathered in Berlin. Various shots of Mayor of East Berlin Ernst Reuter speaking (natural sound, German) - mass crowds watching. LS. Crowd around Pan American air liner. MS. Lord Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt coming down steps of aircraft. He kisses his two children and wife. GV. Crowds around Mayor Brandt, including photographers, as he walks away from plane. Various shots of Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev coming down steps of plane at Leipzig. He is welcomed by Walter Ulbricht and Grotewohl. GV. Crowds. LS. Khrushchev on stand holding up bouquet of flowers. BV. Crowd. Various shots of Nikita Khrushchev speaking. His speech has been interpreted, shots of crowd listening. CU. Khrushchev, Ulbricht and Grotewohl waving. LS. Crowd. LS. Crowds, as cars drive through gates of Soviet Embassy in East Berlin. MS. Cameramen on balcony. LS. People entering Soviet Embassy. CU. Gates are closed. Two close up shots of crowd. Various shots of Nikita Khrushchev talking to Erich Ollenhauer, Leader of German Social Democrats. LS. Crowd rushing forward. LS. Ollenhauer shaking hands with Khrushchev by entrance of Soviet Embassy. CU. Crowd. GV. Crowd watching as car is driven away.

    (F.G.) (Track in 3195.B.)

    Brief natural sound sequence for Reuter's speech only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:09:00 / 01:20:12:00
    UN 3195 A

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