• Short Summary

    Places of interest in East Berlin, people interviewed.

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    East Berlin, Germany.

    German commentary, documentation on file, shots include those in Unter den Linden, change of guards of the National Volks-army, State Opera, Hedwigs church, Alexander Platz.

    GV. Buildings in East Berlin, snow on the ground. VS. Interesting shots of changing the guards of the National Volks-army. Three steel helmeted soldiers with rifles change places with three others outside large building. GV. Exterior East Berlin State Opera House, snow on the ground. MS. Two shots of ordinary people in the street. VS. S.O.F. People being interviewed in E. Berlin street. Most of them say they would like to see the 'Wall' go and be able to move about freely. MS. Old people in street. MCU. Peoples feet walking along street. VS. people buying Christmas trees in market. GV. Front of modern store with people waiting to go in. VS. People looking around inside modern store. Another place Karl Marx Allee, an arcade type place where people of all ages try out things and buy them. VS. Young children being interviewed on what they want for Christmas. VS. Fair in Alexandra Platz, roundabouts etc. we also get a view of it from the big-wheel. VS. People on roundabouts and using the rifle range. VS. Large new building under construction in E. Berlin. LS. Cathedral in East Berlin. LS. Soldiers walking past large D.D.R. sign.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:06:07:00
    UN 3846 D

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