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  • Short Summary

    Clement Attlee visits Berlin to observe the airlift.

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    Berlin, Germany.

    MS. Britain's Prime Minister Mr Clement Attlee, General Lucius Clay, American Military Governor, & two other American officers, pan to American soldiers on horseback. MS. Back view, Mr Attlee reviewing march past of American troops. LS. Colour party passing. MS. US Officer saluting, General Frank Howley, American Town Commander. MS. Cavalry marching past. MS. Party of officers saluting. MS. Elevated, Mr Attlee & British officer entering gate. LS. Mr Attlee & escort walking towards Constellation aircraft on Tempelhof airfield. CU. Lord Henderson, Minister for Germany, passing camera. SCU. Mr Attlee & General Sir Brian Robertson, British Military Governor, on Gatow airfield. MS. Mr Attlee, General Robertson & Mr Henderson. MS. American troops marching past. MS. Pressmen. SCU. Attlee with General Frank Howley, who salutes (2 shots). LMS. Mr Attlee, Mr Henderson & military officials on Gatow airfield. MS. Mr Attlee leaving an airfield building followed by Air Force officer. CU. Mr Attlee. LS. Mr Attlee & Air Force Officer. LS. Mr Attlee at McKenzie Barracks, where a squadron of light tanks are drawn up to salute him. MS. Line of tanks. CU. Mr Attlee & General Howley at Templehof. LMS. Food being unloaded from airlift plane. MS. Pressmen. MS. Mr Attlee & General Howley. LS. Constellation aircraft. MS. Night scene of Mr Attlee's York aircraft on Gatow airfield, when he arrived. MS. Rolls Royce waiting for Mr Attlee. MS. RAF (Royal Air Force) officers saluting. MS. The car driving off. MS. Mr Attlee, General Robertson, Mr Henderson and Ernst Reuter, Mayor of Berlin (in beret) at welcoming ceremony. LS. Mr Attlee & other personalities lined up for troop review at Tempelhof. CU. Mr Attlee at Tempelhof (2 shots). LS. Mr Attlee & General Howley walking across Templehof airfield. MS. Mr Attlee & General Howley. MS. General Howley, Mr Attlee (saluting) with Mr Henderson, General Clay & others behind. LS. Mr Attlee with General Howley. MS. British service lorry. MS. Mr Attlee talking to member of the 11th Hussars at McKenzie Barracks. MS. Press photographers, jockeying for positions. LS. Mr Attlee in car across airfield. MS. Group on balcony after lunch. L to R: General Ganeval, French Town Commander, Major General Bourne, British Town Commander, Mr Attlee and General Howley, American Town Commander. SCU. & MS. Group on balcony after lunch. MS. Attlee's car driving across Gatow airfield. LS. Mr Attlee & British Air Force officers walking across airfield. MS. Mr Attlee, General Howley and others at Tempelhof. LS. Mr Attlee & US officers walking across airfield. MS. Mr Attlee being introduced to US pilots. LS. Mr Attlee and General Howley, lead party down steps of aircraft control office. MS. American officials walking across airfield. MS. Press photographers running forward. LS. Press around Mr Attlee. LS. Mr Attlee walking towards with US Air Force officials. MS. General Clay shaking hands with Mr Attlee before he leaves (3 shots). MS. Mr Attlee getting into car with General Robertson. LS. Car leaving. MS. Car passing camera CU. General Clay, Mr Attlee and another American officer. SCU. Mr Attlee, General Robertson & General Clay. MS. American colour party in march past. LS. Mr Attlee reviewing American troops (2 shots). MS. American band passes reviewing platform. Also cavalry. LS. Car arrives at Gatow. Mr Attlee alights. MS British Military police escort. MS. Mr Attlee. LS. Mr Attlee & General Robertson walking towards British York aircraft. MS. Mr Attlee shaking hands with General Robertson before leaving. MS. Mr Attlee getting into York. SCU. Nose of Avro York. SCU. Propellors with one engine ticking over. SCU. Both propellors breaking into life. MS. Aircraft being flagged out (scratch on this scene). LS. Tempelhof airfield. Pan. MS. York aircraft landing at Tempelhof. SCU. Nose of aircraft. MS. York stationary. Officers go forward to greet Mr Attlee. LS. Mr Attlee alights & shakes hands with officers. Mr Henderson also alights. MS. General Robertson, Mr Henderson & Mr Attlee standing by plane. General Clay walks into picture and shakes hands with Mr Attlee. CU. British Military Police jeep. MS. Mr Attlee talking with British Air Force officer, Mr Attlee gets into waiting car. MS. Car. MS. Mr Attlee with group of officers. SCU. General Robertson. SCU. Mr Attlee getting into car. MS. Car moves away (2 shots). MS. York aircraft landing at night at Gatow. SCU. Mr Attlee. MS. York taxiing in. LS. Seen under wing of plane, Mr Attlee alighting, shakes hands with officials. MS. Mr Attlee & Mr Henderson with officials. Pose for pressmen. Then walk forward & enter car. MS. Car driving off. Camera pans back to airfield. CU. Mr Attlee. CU. General Henderson, Mr Attlee and General Robertson. MS. Mr Henderson, Mr Attlee & General Robertson. MS. Mr Henderson, Mr Attlee & General Robertson by plane. SCU. General Robertson & Mr Attlee. CU. Front of Rolls Royce.

    (Mute Lav.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/20.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:18:00 / 01:09:36:00
    UN 2075 A

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