• Short Summary

    A great travelogue along the River Rhine from Cologne to Mainz - lots of vineyard scenes.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.


    Title reads: "The Rhine - From Koln to Mainz - An RVD Film" (credits listed)

    Pan across the River Rhine as it runs through Koln / Cologne. GV Cologne Cathedral. GV Town Hall and chapel. View of the river from the Cathedral. Luggage loaded onto River steamer boat. Boats on the River. GV Bonn University. Bonn Market square. People buying grapes from market. CU Statue of Beethoven. Beethoven museum shots. Shots of Roland's Boban (ruins of Castle). More shots of the River and the Seven Hills. . Early bridge across the Rhine. Koblenz and the place where the River Mosel joins the Rhine. Monument to Kaiser Wilhelm I. Old Warehouse in Koblenz with robber figure under clock. Traffic crosses bridge. Steamer carries on up the River. Wood framed houses in Rhineland village. Die Marksberg castle. More views of the people on the steam boat. The Rhine Gold Express steam train passes by. Small child sits by window. Good shots of the stylish restaurant car on the train. Views from the train of the River. The train speeds along . Shots of various ships and boats plying their trade on the river. People picking grapes for wine in the Rhine vineyards. Shots of the Lorelei rocks. More shots of buildings and castles on the river as we approach the old town of Bingen. Shots of the vineyard at Rudesheim. Views of Mainz. Various shots of the Cathedral. CU Gutenberg. CU Gutenberg Bible. Shots of a girl in Rhineland dress eating grapes, more shots of the grape harvest. Grapes being pressed. Glasses of wine being clicked together. People celebrate harvest with dancing to accordion music. Man plays guitar and people sing German song. More shots of the Rhine as the sun sets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:06:00 / 01:11:00:00
    UN 53 O

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