Berlin celebrates 10 years of division + shots of Berliners at leisure.
Unissued / unused material.
The tenth anniversary of East-West Berlin division, West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany).
Various shots of building under construction, German flags flying from building. MS man picking up old German flag from table, laying it down and picking up new one. CUs men signing document. Various man lying on camp bed in tent looking at picture of Mahatma Gandhi. MS placard written in German. LS massed crowd
Various shots mass of athletes doing exercises in stadium. MS ballet dancers dancing on stage. CU couples dancing. CU man juggling. Various shots of acrobatics. Firework display.
CU man in bed, settling down to sleep. Toddler enters and playfully hits the man to wake him, he pulls the child onto the bed. Various shots of puppet show being performed, children watching. LS man gardening. LS women eating chocolates and knitting. LS man seated at desk filling in document and then doing crossword puzzle. Woman coming out of caravan. Couple cycling along the country lane. Man walking through woods. Man assembling train set. CU woman reading book. CU man's feet resting on chair, pan to rest of him sleeping on a chair. Various shots excited crowds, watching athletics and gymnastics etc.
Date on dope sheet is 23/11/1959.