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  • Short Summary

    Documentary film about the German port of Cuxhaven - almost skirts over Nazi government.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Cuxhaven - An E. D. Production."

    CU map of Northern Europe. Closer shot showing The River Elbe in Germany. Hamburg is highlighted. And the Cuxhaven. The camera zooms in to Cuxhaven. Views around the port town of Cuxhaven (film looks wobbly in places). Various street scenes. Intertitle reads: "The raised bank or 'dyke' is to save the town from flooding during the winter." Shots of buildings by the dyke and people walk along it. Intertitle reads: "Storks have built a nest on a house top in the town." Shots of a stork sitting on a nest on top of a house. Intertitle reads: "Cuxhaven is a popular bathing resort." Pan across bathing beach. (A Nazi flag flies above the beach) Children in bathing costumes go down a slide into a swimming pool. Various shots around swimming pool / Lido. Shots of people playing on beach. People eat and drink at beach front cafes. Intertitle reads: "The Harbour shelters a large fishing fleet." Views of the many fishing boats in the harbour. A man works on his boat. Intertitle reads: During the forenoon the boats bring in their catches of shrimps." Fishing boats come into harbour. The boats tie up and their catch is off loaded. Intertitle reads: "The shrimps are largely used for chicken food." CU of a fisherman with a pipe in his mouth. Shots of baskets of shrimps. Intertitle reads: "Cuxhaven is the passenger terminus for the Hamburg - America Liners" Pan across dock area. Shots of liner in port. People are getting on board and luggage is lifted on with a crane. Intertitle reads: "School hours in Germany are form 7.30 - 1pm." Shots of children go in to school. Children in a classroom at work. Various views around the school. Intertitle reads: "Open air exercises at a girls junior school." Girls play a game in the playground. They go back into the school and come out in their exercise / PT kit. They do a few exercises. They then sit down with their teacher. Intertitle reads: "The afternoon is given over to Youth Movements and Sport". People ball a ball game. A young man uses a Wheel of Health / exercise wheel. Three young boys in Hitler Youth give a Nazi salute.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:33:00 / 01:49:46:00
    UN 70 A

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