• Short Summary

    Millionth ton of freight reaches blockaded Berlin by airlift. London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    1,000,000 th ton of coal and steel. Germany.

    MS A 4-motor York plane taxiing in at Gatow airfield. It carries the millionth ton of freight. CU Part of the plane as it comes to a standstill seen over the heads of officials waiting to greet it. CU Officials shaking hands with the pilot - Air Marshal Williams, Commander-in-Chief of the British Bridge units. SCU Williams posing for camera with 2 members of his crew. MS Banner hanging out of plane window with I,000,000 tons on it. MS Worker holding bag of flour pan to banner - 'I,000,000 tons.'

    CU Notice board in Berlin - 'You are leaving the American Zone' - in English, Russian and French, pan to road blocks by side. MS A street running into the Western zone. MS Workmen erecting road blocks. MS People in street. MS Woman pushing man in wheelchair. MS A barricade in street. LS The Presidium of German Mayors meeting in Berlin. CU One of the Mayors. CU Ernst Reuter, Mayor of Berlin, addressing the gathering (Silent). CU Two Mayors listening. MS Four Mayors listening.

    CU Advertisement poster announcing a concert by Paul Hindemith, the composer, and the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra. LS People queuing up outside building for the concert. CU Part of the musical score of 'Symphony in E' by Hindemith. MS. Pan across members of orchestra to Hindemith on rostrum giving instruct- ions to players. He begins to conduct. MS Musicians playing. CU Hindemith conducting. CU The music. MS Hindemith conducting and stopping the orchestra after they finish one passage.

    Cataloguer's note: Item has German commentary. For search purposes, Berlin blockade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:21:00 / 01:40:44:00
    UN 2085 C

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