• Short Summary

    An item showing, for the first time, the barbed wire fence which separates Russia and Poland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Forbidden Fence.

    Polish-Russian border.

    M/S as men ride through the snow in a horse drawn sleigh. M/S of the cameraman walking through the snow with his equipment, a soldier follows carrying a bag. M/S of a star on a pole. M/S of a barbed wire fence dividing the two countries. M/S as a husky walks in front of a man on skis. Various shots of the observation hut on top of a tower, C/U of binoculars. L/S as the camera pans across the border and fence. M/S as a soldier patrols the border with a dog.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1154.29
    Media URN:
    40000
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:54:00 / 01:59:24:00
    Canister:
    PT 381

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