German newsreel item - montage of footage from Germany in 1948.
Unissued / unused material.
German newsreel item.
Ten year anniversary of D-mark (Deutsche Mark) in West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany).
Item appears to be montage of archive footage from late 1948:
CU German officer talking to children around him. LS bomb site ruins being blasted down. Various shots people walking in streets, woman gets into bicycle-drawn taxi. LS German Military Police on lorry which is travelling along. CU man being arrested. CU food goods hanging in shop. Various shots people shopping for meagre rations available in shops.
CU man dashing into train. LS train loaded with people, some on roof and others hanging on side - economic migrants to West? Travel shot from vehicle passing people queuing. Various shots people being issued with D-Mark money. CU Professor Erhard speaking. Panning rooftop shot.
Date on dope sheet is 29/05/1958.