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  • Short Summary

    Russians try to move train during Berlin rail strike but line has been sabotaged by strikers.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Russians attempt to move goods train from West Zone during Berlin railway strike. in Germany.

    Various shots of Russian soldiers / police attempting to move a train along the tracks at Priesterweg Rail Yard during the Berlin railway strike. German strikers stand about watching. The train moves slowly forward with Russians inside it. Russian soldier hooks carriages together at the buffers. C/U of German strikers laughing at their efforts.

    More shots of trains shunting back and forth, Russians climbing aboard, Russian trying to changing railway points and others watching the progress. Apparently, the strikers have put rocks in the points so the Russians are trying to prise them out with crowbars. German strikers look on in amusement as the Russians try to adjust points. Photographers take pictures. Group of Russians walk about the line and look at incomplete section of track - removed by Germans.

    Shots of the Russians leaving the tracks. Russians getting into taxis that will take them back to the Russian Zone. Russian cranks starting handle of car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2497.09
    Media URN:
    67578
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:29:00 / 01:36:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 2145 D

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