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  • Short Summary

    Volkswagen factory at Wolfsburg shuts gates and workers leave for holidays, Germany.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Volkswagen Works Holiday, West Germany.

    Crowds of workers stream out of factory gates. CU man in cap playing trumpet. Good CU of men and women at work in Volkswagen factory at Wolfsburg, Northern Germany. VS Volkswagen works brass band playing. VS as factory production lines come to a halt and lights are switched off all round factory, the brass band packs up and moves on - it's holiday time for the Volkswagen staff. VS dark empty streets with rain falling down.

    Sequence of shots showing holidaymakers leaving for holidays: CU of a hand on motorcycle throttle, CU foot on starter pedal, CU hand turning car keys and luggage being strapped on roof of car. Mass of parked cars. VS around Wolfsburg on a rainy day with streets, shops and markets looking deserted. CU steam pouring out of train funnel. VS at Wolfsburg Station - a train packed with holidaymakers pulls out of platform. End of train leaving station.

    Date on dope sheet is 12/07/1962.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:33:00 / 01:13:38:00
    UN 3644 A

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