• Short Summary

    WITH THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRUCE OVER, THE BERLIN WALL IS NOW CLOSED. IT?

  • Description

    1.
    GV PEOPLE EXCHANGE FAREWELLS AT FRIEDRICHSTRASSE CHECKPOINT
    0.05

    2.
    GV CARS LEAVE EAST BERLIN AT INVALIDEN-STRASSE-SANDKRUGBRIDGE CHECKPOINT
    0.16

    3.
    SV WEST BERLINERS ENTER, ARRIVING AT CHECKPOINT
    0.26

    4.
    GV MORE PEOPLE LEAVE
    0.33

    5.
    MV PEOPLE THROUGH DOORWAY IN WALL (2 SHOTS)
    0.48

    6.
    CU COUPLE PAST CAMERA
    0.57

    7.
    SV PAN..FAMILY MOVE ALONG
    1.03

    8.
    SV DOOR IN WALL CLOSED
    1.10



    Initials JRG/V/JF/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WITH THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRUCE OVER, THE BERLIN WALL IS NOW CLOSED. IT WILL BE OPENED AGAIN, UNDER THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EAST AND WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENTS, WHICH ALLOWS WEST BERLINERS THROUGH AT CERTAIN HOLIDAY PERIODS.

    A TOTAL OF 821,000 WEST BERLINERS WENT THROUGH, TO SEE THEIR RELATIVES IN THE CITY'S EASTERN SECTOR DURING THE TRUCE. THE PERIOD LASTED A FORTNIGHT.

    AS MIDNIGHT STRUCK LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY), THE EAST BERLIN BORDER GUARDS SHEPHERDED THE LAST OF THE RETURNING WEST BERLINERS OVER THE BORDER AND CLOSED THE FIVE CROSSING POINTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABGNHIGXVAC109LJMSCUV8XZXJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABGNHIGXVAC109LJMSCUV8XZXJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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