With Berlin once again the pivotal point of East-West cold-warmanship, the Visnews camera takes a look at Berlin food stocks in an attempt to forecast what would happen if.....
L.V. MAN PLACING BANNER ON STAND.
C.U. GERMAN PAPER SAYING "FIRST PIN PRICK, SOVIETS HOLD UP U.S. CONVOY AT BABELSBERG CHECKPOINT".
C.U. ANOTHER SAYING "MOSCOW ANNOUNCES NOTE ON BERLIN".
G.V.PAN OVER STACKS OF COAL.
C.U. PAN OVER COAL.
G.V.INT. MAN WALKING THROUGH WAREHOUSE STOCKED WITH CEMENT.
L.V. MAN PASSING BALES OF TOBACCO.
S.V.PAN SHOWING DRUMS OF SUGAR.
L.V. MAN LOOKING AT BOXES OF TINNED MEAT.
C.U. BOXES OF TIMMED MEAT.
S.V.PAN UP BOXES OF TIMMED MEAT.
L.V. WHEAT STORE HOUSE, MEN WALKING DOWN STEPS.
C.U. PAN OVER CORN.
C.V. PAPER BALES IN PAPER MILL.
Initials D.C./CW A.U./P.B.
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Background: With Berlin once again the pivotal point of East-West cold-warmanship, the Visnews camera takes a look at Berlin food stocks in an attempt to forecast what would happen if.....
The verdict of the Berlin storekeepers: We have stocks for six months.
The warehouses are well stocked with corn, cement, paper, fuel, preserved meats, sugar and tobacco.
Recent incidents in the cold war were a call by Khruschev for the end of the four-power division of Berlin flatly rejected by the U.S. - and the Soviet hold-up of an American convoy for eight hours on November 14, at Babelsberg, outside Berlin, in East German territory. A similar incident started the Berlin blockade ten years ago.