• Short Summary

    Churchill in Berlin, black market, rations, & Big Three meeting in Potsdam.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE BERLIN SCENE".

    Berlin, Germany.

    Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and Anthony Eden on saluting base during British victory parade in Berlin (Churchill in RAF uniform). Various shots of mechanised units, Naval, RAF and Army contingents of men marching past with fixed bayonets.

    Various shots of Black Market dealing in Berlin. American and Russian soldiers with cigarettes bartering with civilians for watches and cameras. Close up shot of hands exchanging camera for a packet of 'Lucky Strike'.

    Large group of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Services) girls touring Berlin. Close up shot of one of the girls chipping a piece from Hitler's desk in the Berlin Chancellory.

    Woman laying breakfast table. Close up shot of black bread and potatoes served on breakfast tray. German woman shows her rations to the camera. Close up shot of Berlin ration - black bread, dehydrated potatoes and carrots.

    High angle shot of the Big Three and their aids seated at conference table. Close up shot of Soviet Leader Joseph Visarionovich Stalin seated at conference table. Several shots of Churchill, Stalin and American President Harry Truman standing at the entrance of Churchill's Potsdam residence, linking hands in the Auld Lang Syne style.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:34:00 / 01:17:48:00

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