• Short Summary

    People living near the Berlin Wall are cleared from their homes in the Easter Sector.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Berlin. The Wall of Shame".

    Germany. People living near the Berlin Wall are cleared from homes in the Easter Sector.

    GV armoured truck moving past a mechanical shovel in the Eastern sector of Berlin. SV woman watching at man moves some of her belongings. GV furniture being loaded into removal vans. LV man carrying belongings towards the van. SV furniture being loaded on the van. LV East German policemen patrolling the fence. SV the furniture being loaded into the van. LV officers walking away from the area. GV the mechanical shovel swinging above the roof of the house. SV two East German policemen watching. GV as the house is lifted by the shovel right off the ground and then it collapses SV the East German policemen watching. LV as the shovel wrecks the house, LV East Germans watching while two of the men look towards the Western sector. GV as the mechanical shovel grabs what is left of the house. LV as it is lifted. SV as if falls apart and drops to the ground. LV young woman watching. CU the shovel as it smashes down down on what is left of the house, SV a woman in the Eastern sector talking to a man through the fence makes a gesture with her arms. GV as the shovel swings a tree to clear the area. SV the East German woman talking to the man through the fence. LV pan as one of the furniture lorry moves off. SV as the woman waves to the man and walks away from the fence. LV the woman walking away from the fence she turns and looks back. CU a hand waving from the Western sector.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1738.05
    Media URN:
    53943
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:13:00 / 01:06:41:00
    Canister:
    61/79

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