• Short Summary

    Part of a documentary / propaganda film about how great Berlin is - under Hitler in the 1930s.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.
    Please note: this is duplicate item of documentary 'BERLIN' - see separate records.
    Berlin, Germany. Documentary material about Berlin, presumably in the early 1930s - it makes Berlin out to be an idilic city greatly improved by Hitler and the Third Reich.

    German troops march down road. High angle shot of troops marching down one side of the road while cars move down the other side. GVs of the Reichstag. Shots of various statues around the city. CU street sign reading 'Wilhelm Strasse'. Pan across the Chancellery building. Large crowds give the Nazi salute. Adolf Hitler helps an elderly man out of a car (possibly Hindenburg). Various CUs of young men in uniform. Views of various buildings in Berlin - showing off modern architecture. Shots of the production floor in the Siemens factory. Hitler gives a speech while people in the factory look on. Various shots of German industry. Molten metal, transport, the Klingenberg power station, goods unloaded as quays. Shots of a large ship elevator on the outskirts of Berlin, lifting canal barges onto higher levels. Shots of the aquaduct carrying boats. Workers stream into work at various factories.

    Street scenes in Berlin. Various shots of animals in Berlin Zoo. Views of the Brandenberger Tor - a large park. People ride horses. Pan down the Funk Tor, a radio mast. Views from the lift as it travels up the tower. Views across the city. GVs of the Broadcasting House - Haus Des Rundfunks. Young women performing exercises / dance in the Reich exhibition grounds. Views of the Abis (sp?) cars speed along a road. Views of young men doing synchronised PT / acrobatics. Various other sports. Model of the new Olympic Stadium. Views of housing and playgrounds. Map of Berlin and lakes outside. Views of the Lakes around Berlin and people boating on them. Views of the bathing beach on the Wansee. Shots people in bathing costumes. People camping and boating. Views of the palaces at Potsdam. CU Statue of Frederick the Great. More shots around the palaces and gardens. CU Death mask of Emperor Frederick. Yet more views of Potsdam. The voiceover talks about the wait of Prussian history - the forerunner of Berlin and Germany's greatness. Bells ring out as we see various domes across the city.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:54:00 / 01:58:40:00
    UN 50 T

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