• Short Summary

    Adenauer visits Berlin before election - New Hilton hotel is opened in the City.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Berlin. Voters Rout Communists".

    LV West German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer arriving by car at the Berlin Town Hall amidst cheering crowd. SV Dr. Adenauer is greeted on steps by officials and then walks up and into town hall. LV Int. Dr. Adenauer accompanied by officials. SV Dr Adenauer talking with Willy Brandt and others.

    LV Band playing on Bavarian Square in Berlin, Germany. CU Two of the musicians. GV Costume dancers dancing. CU Man drinking beer. LV Group of men toasting one another.

    CU West German border guard looking through binoculars. GV Barbed wire border line separating East and West. SV Halt sign. LV Two East German border guards on other side.

    LV Pan, children going to school and taking Christmas parcels with them which are to be sent to relatives in the Eastern zone. SV Pan int. children going to their desk in classroom. CU Small boy packing. SV Mistress collecting parcels. SV Parcels down chute in mail handling centre in Cologne. CU "Leipzig" sign. CU "Berlin" sign. GV Parcels being sorted.

    GV New Hilton hotel in Berlin. LV Int. workmen putting finishing touches to the interior. Angle shot, electricians fitting light. LV Quick motion, window cleaners cleaning large expanse of glass. SV Workmen putting finishing touches to int. decor. SV People coming and going through glass doors. LV Charwomen mopping the floor. SV Pan, carpet being laid out (end of quick motion). LV Chefs working in kitchen. CU Electric mixer mixing cream. SV Plates being taken from rack. SV Chefs attending to live lobsters. CU Pile of live lobsters. LV Pan, staff in their uniforms being inspected. CU Doorman raising his hat. CU Mr Conrad Hilton arriving for the opening. GV Crowds around dais outside hotel. SV Mr Hilton receives the golden key of the Hotel. Angle shot, flag flying in front of the hotel.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:27:00 / 01:17:14:00

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