• Short Summary

    Official opening of new motorway (autobahn) in Germany.

  • Description

    Germany.

    Latest section of Germany's state motor road (autobahn) is opened to the public. Various shots of road sign pointing towards Heidelberg, Mannheim and Frankfurt. L/S of crowd watching inauguration ceremony from grand stand. M/S of German dignitaries (politicians? army officers?) driving past crowd. People in crowd do fascist salute. C/U of children waving handkerchiefs. Various shots of cars driving down new motorway. The road has several lanes. The Nazi Officials salute from their car, more crowds wave from bridges over road.

    Note: no title, first few seconds of story neg. is missing, track only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.07
    Media URN:
    13970
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:14:00 / 01:04:41:00
    Canister:
    37/80

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