• Short Summary

    Russian blockade of Berlin - still no solution.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BERLIN - THE CRISIS".


    Berlin. British Sergeant supervising unloading of plane. General view, plane taking off, other planes on ground. Truck leaving piste loaded with goods from plane. Sides of bacon coming off plane.
    Long shot of planes on American aerodrome in Berlin. Cargo coming down chute and people loading it onto truck.
    Street scenes in Berlin. Tram starting off filled with people, some hanging off. People walking along street. Girl looking in shop window, she walks away.
    Long shot, pan from crowd at meeting to speaker. Speaker addressing the crowd. Crowd listening.

    Norfolk. Mr Ernest Bevin, Britain's Foreign Secretary, taking coat off. Mr Bevin on platform. Mr Bevin speaks (natural sound). Talks about physical suffering of the people in Berlin which has to come to end by some sort of agreement.

    Courtyard at Warsaw. High angle long shot of conference of the Eastern States. Delegates seated at conference. Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov seated at conference. Molotov walking through streets with dignitaries. Crowds with flags greet Molotov. Molotov speaking (natural sound). He talks about Berlin crisis.

    Tito arriving to conference room with another man. Two men sit at table. People looking on, pan to President of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito signing a document. Close up shot of the hands sealing document. Delegates rising from table, Tito shakes hands with another man who signed document with him, pan to applauding.

    Ruins in Berlin. Russian soldiers walking with girls. Russian soldiers walking along street.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:04:00 / 01:55:03:00

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