• Short Summary

    Germany celebrates its railway centenary by running its oldest engine, Adler, at Potsdam.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Berlin - Potsdam.

    Railway centenary, Germany.

    Various shots as Adler, the old engine, rides along the track pulling carriages full of waving children. The whistle blows loudly as the engine pulls into the station, the platform is packed with people dressed in costume from 100 years ago for the centenary. C/U of boys waving on the platform. The train stops and everyone rushes up for their turn. Various shots as girls try to get in wearing their old fashioned dresses. The whistle blows again and the train sets off. Various shots of a modern train passing through the station and overtaking the old engine. M/S as it blows its whistle indignantly.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    983.21
    Media URN:
    18116
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:52:00 / 01:32:45:00
    Canister:
    38/80

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