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  • Short Summary

    A look around old villa where the Potsdam peace conference is about to be held.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Potsdam, Germany.

    Various shots empty conference table. M/S Red Army officers. Various shots exterior of large old house - Cecilienhof palace The flower bed on the front lawn is in the shape of the Allied Forces star. Various shots soldiers on guard, a Soviet officer passes and they salute. More shots exterior of house. M/S soldier on sentry duty at front gate.

    L/S couple walking beside lake, pan to two men sitting a table on a veranda. M/S servicewomen doing washing up. L/S grand looking gate with two towers. Travel shot following soldiers in jeep passing through army checkpoint. Various shots of checkpoints and roadblocks. Some show road signs in Cyrillic, also see sign for Kaiser Strase. Soldiers pass through checkpoints after showing their papers. More shots exterior of house.

    Note: I think must have been filmed around the time of the peace conference at Potsdam where Allied Forces leaders discussed the future of Europe, July 1945.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2141.09
    Media URN:
    63614
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:43:00 / 01:33:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 1158 C

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