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  • Short Summary

    Von Hindenburg takes his oath as President of Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Germany's Soldier Republican President. Von Hindenburg takes oath as President to strains of "Deutschland Uber Alles" sung by thousands. Berlin, Germany.

    L/S as soldiers march in front of the Reichstag and turn to face it, others line the steps. L/S as the dignitaries emerge and walk down the steps as people cheer them on each side. L/S as they line up and are given 3 more cheers. L/S of crowds of people in Berlin round a big monument.

    L/S of people waving as dignitaries walk past the Reichstag, the camera pans across them and the officials on the steps. M/S as everyone emerges from the Reichstag. L/S of crowds waving and cheering. Various shots of the Reichstag with flags flying. M/S of people stood by a monument with large statues on it, cameras are positioned on the back. M/S as troops march past and a military band plays. L/S of everyone on the steps.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:24:53 to the end of the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    396.11
    Media URN:
    25166
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:34:00 / 01:27:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1190

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