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  • Short Summary

    An item showing the Baltic Troops leaving Berlin in defeat after a failed coup, a five day revolution.

  • Description

    Berlin, Germany.

    Intertitle: "MORE PICTURED FROM BERLIN. Despite the display of force, including cannons in the streets, the 'revolution' completely failed."

    Intertitle: "Defiant in defeat, the Baltic Troops arrogantly 'goose-step' out of the city."

    L/S of a crowd lined street. Some of the crowd wave handkerchiefs at the troops as they march past, a soldier on horseback carries a flag. Clouds of smoke are seem rising from behind the columns of the Baltic German Free Corps. The leave the city in defeat after the five day revolution.

    M/S of soldiers (possibly the Counterrevolutionary troops) eating and resting against heaps of their belongings on carts in Wilhelmplatz. M/S of more soldiers, looking exhausted, sleeping on the streets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    208.20
    Media URN:
    21448
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:34:00 / 01:24:42:00
    Canister:
    G 654

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