• Short Summary

    West Berlin's Police force give a massive demonstration of strength in Olympic Stadium.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Berlin. Police Give Annual Show".

    Berlin, West Germany.

    GV of the Berlin Olympic Stadium where the parade is taking place. CU of squad of athletes dressed in singlets and white trousers marching into the arena. CU crowds watching. GV of the stadium which is packed to capacity and the arena filled with a general parade.

    SV of men carrying banners running towards camera in the arena forming up for flag drill. LV of men now drilling with flags. CU of men drilling with flags. SV of crowd watching and clapping. BV of athletic man doing backward somersaults. CU crowds watching.

    SV two policeman putting on their uniform in the arena dressing hurriedly by two chairs one picks up his belt and races away to a kind of an assault course. LV of the arena showing a laid out assault course they are in teams, they run forward to take the first obstacle which is a wooden horse. SV of one policeman running forward and jumping into a tank of water followed by another one jumps out the other side and runs on. CU crowd watching. SV as more policeman jump into tanks of water camera pan with them. CU of another policeman poised on the edge of a tank he dives forward into the tank to reach the other side and clambers out. SV crowd watching and clapping,

    GV of the arena as men in white are now forming up to make a pattern on the arena floor, SV of men in white as they now lie on the ground to from a pattern in words. LV showing the pattern they have now formed reading "Berlin Haupt Stad Deutschelands"


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:47:00 / 01:31:07:00

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