Willy Brandt leads celebrations of the 10th Anniversary of the Freedom Bell.
Unissued / Unused material -
Vienna, Austria and Berlin, West Germany (FDR - Federal republic of Germany).
LS into CU as Willy Brandt, Mayor of Berlin, arrives in Vienna to celebrate Berlin Week, descends aircraft steps and is greeted by Chancellor Julius Raab of Austria.
LS Steeple of church in Berlin. LS Herr Willy Brandt enters room and is greeted. CU Flag flying.
Berliners celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Freedom Bell. High angle GV Massed crowds in square. Flashback shots of the arrival of the Freedom Bell in 1950, which was presented to the citizens of Berlin by the citizens of American at the end of the Berlin blockade. (The bell is a replica of the famous Philadelphia Freedom Bell). GV Street scenes in Berlin. Elevated GV of assembly seated. MS of Herr Willy Brandt speaking, with cut-ins of assembly listening he says (film is mute). "The right of self-determination will do away with the division of Germany. Today and in the near future, it is imperative that this smaller part of Germany is not separated from the longer part. I believe that the sound of the bell is not only an admonition, but also a promise The Fundamental right of freedom could never be suppressed for long". CU The freedom Bell ringing.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 27/10/1960.