• Short Summary

    A quarterly round up of news stories from around the world.

  • Description

    Reel 2. Britain: torch brought into Wembley stadium. Flame is lit. Berlin: Olympic stadium stands silent. Shots of war damage to city and people in the streets. Queuing for food and clothes. Top shot of the Berlin Wall. Money changes hands on the black market. Withdrawal of currency. Money being pulped. New currency issued. Goods returning to the shops. Russia stops all transport to Berlin. Allied planes bring food. Shots of children eating. The Hague: meeting of the Council of the Western Alliance. Britain: Churchill makes a speech about Berlin. Shots of the planes involved in airlift of food, raw materials and coal. Sector Boundaries tightened up. Line being painted on the road to separate East from West. Communists march in street. Violence. Crowds listen to leader of the Social Democrats - Ernst Neuman (sp?) speak against the Russians. Soviet troops open fire as German youths attack Brandenburg Gate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2945.01
    Media URN:
    84706
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:13:00 / 01:07:35:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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