Plans to rebuild bomb damaged church in Berlin in modern style are stopped by public protest.
Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).
GV. Part of the ruins of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin. Camera pans up face of building - this is the title scene. LV. The ruined steeple of the church in the distance, traffic passing by in foreground towards camera, policeman on right directing it. AS. Looking up face of the ruins. CU. Pneumatic drill being driven into ground around ruins. CU. The drill operator. GV. Two drill operators working on the ground around the base of the ruins. GV. Crane working amongst the rubble seen through an archway. TV. Showing the ruins of the church as they stand in the centre of the city. SCU. Architects model of the proposed new town. A hand comes into pictures and lifts away section containing the model of the church ruins and the section containing the proposed new church is put into position. CU. Letters and forms being placed upon table. CU. A German poster. SCU. People in street discussing the new plans proposal. One of them holds the newspaper. SV. Workmen discussing the newly proposed plans and looking at newspaper. CU. Newspaper they are looking at. SCU. Two Germans talking in street. SV. Workmen also talking about the plans. LV. Ruins of the church in the distance in foreground traffic coming towards camera directed by policemen on the right.