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  • Short Summary

    A stand-off between east and west occurs at Russian radio station in Berlin, Germany.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Situation in Berlin. Russians interrupt communications between East and West Berlin. British retaliate by barricading Russian radio station. Germany.

    CU notice - 'Warning - Beyond this Point is the Russian zone'. Various shots people carrying furniture and baggage from Soviet zone. MS's children waiting by warning notice. Various shots family carrying baggage. Various shots people carrying furniture etc. into Western Sector. LS German police and others standing under notice announcing American Sector. Various shots people waiting around the sector boarders. MS notice in Russian, German French and English:- 'You are leaving the American sector'.

    MS man and woman carrying bicycles over road barricade. MS barricade. MS children pushing bicycles over barricades. MS children waiting by barricade. MS posters on wall. Various shots street scene. CU notice. MS boy pulling cart and ducking under barrier. Various shots cars pulling up at barrier, turning round and driving off. CU notice.

    CU barbed wire barrier. LS US and British military police guarding barricaded building. MS the radio house - pan to British police standing by barbed wire barrier. LS British soldier standing on guard by wire barrier. CU barrier - traffic moving in background. LS British police patrolling outside the radio house. LS German police receiving instructions. Various shots British soldiers erecting wire barriers. LS radio mast, pan down to soldiers erecting wire barriers. LS pedestrians walking past barricades.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:30:00 / 01:25:20:00
    UN 2448 A

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