• Short Summary

    Berlin, still under Soviet blockade, getting ready for winter.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BERLIN READY FOR WINTER".

    Berlin, Germany

    Ruined building in Berlin. People shovelling up rubble in street. Three men loading lorry with rubble. Two people reading advertisement on the wall. Close up shot of shoes under man's arm, pan to notices. Two men exchanging shoes and coats. Two women exchanging articles on the street. Two people, man and woman, having hair dressed on pavement. Back view of male barber and woman hair dresser at work, pan up to ruined building. Woman ironing. Close up shot of iron, pan to clock. Close up shot of hands of old woman darning sock. Woman darning socks, candles on table. Long shot of the two men felling tree. Old woman chopping sticks. Woman loading cart. Long shot of two men pushing tree over. Pan to two children pulling cart loaded with timber. Long shot of children and parents with luggage. Mother kissing son. Long shot of children and parents, children getting on bus. Angle shot, children looking from windows. Women waving goodbye to children on bus. Long shot, pan, bus departing. Long shot, aircraft taxiing at Gatow airfield. Close up shot of name tag, pan to little girl. Close up shot of another little girl. Children getting into aircraft. Long shot of children getting into aircraft, pan to another aircraft. Royal Air Force crew strapping kids in. Close up shot of nose of aircraft. Long shot, through undercarriage, of York aircraft taking off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:33:00 / 01:42:49:00

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