• Short Summary

    Russians end the blockade of Berlin - the first cars, trucks and trains cross the border.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "West Wins Berlin Blockade Battle".

    Berlin and Helmstadt, Germany - MV Union Jack flag flying. LV German painting Union Jack pan to Russian barrier. CU Notice - 'Soviet Zone'. MV Pan sentry walking past. German painting Soviet barrier. SV Sign - 'Helmstadt'. VS of goods wagons being prepared in railway sidings. LV car arriving at check point. SV English officers. CU Colonel of the British forces. SV Travel shot people waiting at check point. CU British soldier. CU English officers. MV Crowd. SV Hammer and sickle emblem. SV Russian officer and pressmen. MV Towards Russian sentry patrolling. MV Photographers on roof of check point. LV Elevated Russian officer talking to crowds. CU Russian officer talking to people. CU. Watch showing 12 o'clock. MV British Military Policeman opening check point to allow first jeep to pass through. SV Towards jeep going through. SV People at check point smiling. SV Towards heavy army vehicle passing through. MV Towards 2 civilian cars passing through. MV Russians opening check point. Car arrives. SV Top view car arriving at check point. Russian officer inspecting credentials. SV Top shot pan car drives away. SV Top shot civilian car arriving. MV Away from camera vehicle passing through check point. MV Elevated first truck moving through. CU Berlin signal at 'Helmstadt' station. CU Front of train. SV People on station. SV Pan British troops looking from train windows. SV Signal man waving lantern. MV Porter standing on train replies. SV Train drivers looking from cabin window. CU Wheels of engine as it pulls out of station. SV Person getting into carriage as train pulls out. MV Towards train pulling out of station. SV People waving from platform. SV Towards train pulls out. LV Train pulling out of station pan to engine. LV crowd at Berlin barrier. SV person in crowd with bottle of champagne. MV Elevated driver of first car across holding bunch of lilac. CU Bunch of lilacs. GV of Charlottenburg station. CU Name - 'Berlin, Charlottenburg' pan down to train. CU Signpost- 'Reich Autobahn'. GV Autobahn, seen through windscreen of car. SV children on roadside waving. LV towards traffic on Autobahn. MV Elevated first truck moving through Berlin check point. CU Two women looking up VS planes in airlift. LV Crowds - anti-Communist Berliners gathered in front of town hall. LV Franz Neumann speaking. GV massed crowds assembled.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:24:00 / 01:22:44:00

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