• Short Summary

    Captured German newsreel with Spanish voiceover - various items.

  • Description

    UFA German Newsreel No 448.


    Pan down great Cologne Cathedral. Various shots of an orchestra, conductor and choir performing Bach inside the Cathedral. Audience looking on. Various shots of the interior of the great cathedral during performance.

    Various shots of coal mine disaster in unknown mine in United Kingdom. Miners standing around pit, rescuers with their kits going down. Men carrying dead bodies and wounded out on stretchers.

    Woman, surrounded by dignitaries launching a ship in Holland. Ship slides into water, crew working.

    Various shots of English ship at sea surrounded by small barges. Men in suits disembarking from the ship and boarding a barge with Japanese flag flying. Barge going ashore. Men in suits leave barge, Asian crowd around. Men enter a building with German Eagle and swastika on.

    Close up shot of a large tree being cut on machine into logs. Various shots of the people working inside a factory producing match sticks, interesting footage.

    Various shots of the outdoor dog show. German officers and civilians gathered, watching various dogs displaying various skills - jumping wooden barrier, attacking etc. Some smaller dogs are scared and do not want to be amongst large aggressive dogs - several Alsatians and Rotweiler.

    Various shots of delegation of civilian dignitaries, possibly German, inspecting military equipment and tram train made by Siemens factory.

    Various shots of the U-boat factory with men working - they are working in shipyard, outdoors in snow. Lines of welders and other workers at work. Several shots of German U-boat being launched sideways and another being launched the usual way.

    Submarine at sea with crew on top looking on. Submarine coming to harbour. Men lined up on a sub with captain coming ashore and is greeted by German Admiral. Admiral inspecting the troops, shaking hands with men and talking to them. Close up shot of German flag flying.

    Various shots of German bomber planes arriving to unknown airfield after a raid at night. Various shots of the airmen reporting to naval officer who shake hands with men congratulating them on job well done.

    Several shots of high ranking officers and civil dignitaries on railway station looking around flat land. Close up shot of sign of the station reading 'Klanxbull'. Train passing through station. Various travelling shots, from train, of wasteland around. Sign on another station 'Westerland'. Train arriving to station. Some high ranking officers and civil dignitaries on platform. They walk along platform.

    Long shot of a tractor towing flying boat. Item abruptly ends here.

    This item has Spanish voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:33:00 / 01:28:13:00
    UN 1182 A

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