• Short Summary

    People chatting over fence from different zones in Germany.

  • Description

    River Elbe, near Schnackenburg.

    Elbe dykes become Sunday afternoon meeting place for relatives in different zones of Germany. Documentation states the Russian barriers cannot stop relatives and friends of nearby villages meeting here on Sunday afternoon for a chat. The authorities here and there on the border allow this for two hours.

    LS. Pan over land near river showing people beginning to gather. MS. Back view three men pushing bikes arriving at the rendezvous. MS. Elevated line of people talking over fence. SCU. Small girl climbing through wire fence to another child on other side. MS. Women chatting over the wire fence. MS. Elderly people sitting down on either side of the wire. MS. People chatting over the fence. SCU. People shaking hands over wire. LS. Pan over the gathering.

    (Comb.Dupe.Neg.)

    Note: German commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2485.12
    Media URN:
    67474
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:55:00 / 01:35:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 2160 B

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