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  • Short Summary

    Good street scenes and general footage of Berlin in 1947.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates or locations unclear or unknown.

    Berlin, Germany.

    Shots of the badly damaged street "Kurfurstendamm" with trams moving along. M/S people alighting from a German tram and the tram moving off. M/S of a street stall in the Kurfurstendamm with a German policeman looking on.

    L/S of the Tiergarten with memorial at far end. L/S the damaged Chancellory, panning to the Soviet War Memorial in Berlin. Two Russian girls in military uniform and carrying brief cases, walking past the Soviet War Memorial. A group of Russian soldiers walk along a street. A group of Russian soldiers walk along arm in arm with their German girlfriends.

    General views of the Chancellory - badly damaged. Shots of Brandenburg Gate and close shot of the damaged statue on top of the Gate. General view of the Tiergarten. Close view of the Statue on top of Tiergarten and panning down to the base.

    Shots of people sitting at a pavement cafe on the Kurfurstendamm. Children play on the street near the cafe. L/S of barefooted German boys walking past a full German cafe in the Kurfurstendamm. M/S of the feet of a German girl (great shoes) and male friend walking along pavement. More feet of a couple walking along.

    Various shots of German people looking into shop windows. Several shots of medals being exchanged for cigarettes during a Black Market deal between two British soldiers and a German boy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2166.23
    Media URN:
    64111
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:15:00 / 01:56:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 1808 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    On Kurfurstendamm we see the badly damaged Kaiser Wilhelm Gedachtnis Kirche.

    "Tiergarten with memorial at end" - this is the Victory Column (Germanic name is Siegessaule).

    "Panning to the Soviet War Memorial - this is the "Sowjetisches Ehrenmal".

    "Close view of the statue on top of Tiergarten" - this is actually the statue on top of the Victory Column. The statue is of Victoria, the goddess of victory.

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