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  • Short Summary

    Nice views around the sites of Berlin.

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    Full title reads: "Beauty and Berlin - words that go together and stick from the moment you hit the Tier Garten". (Castle Films item about Berlin, Germany.)

    MV Tier Garten woods. Intertitle reads: "- until you've had your last glass in a beer garden." VS of people dancing and drinking in outdoor 'Beer garden'.
    Intertitle reads: "In the old days the Tier garten was reserved for royalty - now it belongs to the people." MS of man walking past statues.
    Intertitle reads: "'Tis said that the 'weenie' originated in Germany - It's certainly popular there - ." MS of man cooking sausages outdoors. VS a large (fat) man buys eight sausages and then eats them all - one after the other.
    Intertitle reads: "He like 'em better than custard pie-." More shots of man eating.
    Intertitle reads: "There are champions, even in the game of eating -." Shots of man eating.
    Intertitle reads: "In New York it's Times Square, in Berlin Potsdamerplatz is the centre of everything-" VS of people and traffic. MS of newspaper sellers. MS trams.
    Intertitle reads: "Gas is expensive so the Berliner developed a new style taxi-". Motorcycle and sidecar drives past camera. It pulls up with large passenger.
    Intertitle reads: "They didn't calculate on loads like this -" Our fat man struggles to get out of the sidecar and pays the driver.
    Intertitle reads: "The Friedrickstrasse is Berlin's Broadway-" VS of street.
    Intertitle reads: "Of course you've heard about Unter Den Linden-" VS of wide street with lots of cars. " - a boulevard on each side and a park in the center - one of the most beautiful main streets in the world." More shots of tree lined road.
    Intertitle reads: "Brandenburg Gate adorns the north end of the Unter Den Linden-"VS of cars driving through gate.
    Intertitle reads: "At the other end of the 'Linden' is the Kaiser's former palace - now it's a museum and everyone gets in without wearing full dress!" VS of museum.
    Intertitle reads: "William the First had statues erected in a big league way - Here's 'The Resting Mars'." VS of statue. Rest of shots in Negative.
    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:28:00 / 01:12:43:00

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