• Short Summary

    Good footage of the busy dock in Hamburg, Germany.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE GATE OF GERMANY - Hamburg, the great Port across the North Sea, which during 1929 dealt with 94,000 ships."

    L/S's of numerous large ships, liners and tugboats in the busy port. L/S's of seagulls.

    Intertitle reads: Over 50 million tons of shipping (a large proportion of it ours) passed through this "Gateway" last year..." Several shots of large cranes lifting cargo and ships, some sound their horns. L/S of busy dockside.

    Intertitle reads: "But, Hamburg's pride is the giant express liner "Europa" - to beat which the "Cunard" are building an even faster and larger floating palace."

    L/S's and M/S's of the enormous liner blowing it's horn and setting sail from the dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1024.02
    Media URN:
    36832
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:21:00 / 01:15:29:00
    Canister:
    PT 042

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