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  • Short Summary

    Teenage schoolboys from Britain at Russian control point in Helmstedt, Germany.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    British schoolchildren (teenage boys) visit the Iron Curtain - Helmstedt, Germany.

    L/S of train pulling into Helmstedt Station. C/U of Helmstedt station sign. M/S group of officials discussing the position on platform of station. C/U of German police officials stamping passports. C/U of British Scots Regiment Officer. M/S of group of officials having discussions outside Wechseltube. M/S of Mr Smith speaking to a reporter.

    Various shots of the schoolboys - they look like teenagers. C/U of two British officers. L/S of Autobahn viaduct. M/S of schoolboys speaking to German truck driver. L/S of the schoolboys walking past. M/S of schoolboy talking to German policemen at barrier M/S of truck with trailer passing Russian control point. M/S of schoolboys standing beside sign: "You are now entering the Russian Zone". General view of Russian Control point. L/S of empty coach passing through barrier. C/U of schoolboy with binoculars.

    L/S of people and vehicles passing through barrier. General view of the 'No Mans Land' showing disconnected telegraph poles and dismantled railway lines. C/U of newspaper headlines 'Who Rules For Stalin Behind The Iron Curtain'. C/U of newspaper headlines in German. General view of small building marked 'EXPRESS-IMBISS'. C/U of schoolboy. C/Us of various officials.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:20:00 / 01:09:26:00
    UN 2430 C

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