• Short Summary

    West Berlin Police give annual show in the Olympic stadium Berlin and patrol the wall.

  • Description

    Berlin, Germany.

    German commentary, translation on file.

    Various shots of West Berlin Police giving its annual show in the Olympic stadium Berlin. MS. &. LS of two West Berlin Policeman patrolling the Berlin wall. MS. An interviewer talking with one of Policemen. He has his back to camera: when asked about extra ordinary guard duty he says: The problem is that we must turn against the Berlin population with some of our measures on whose side we generally stand. (German Sync sound) Various shots of demonstration by young Berliners after the death of Peter Fechter. One youth is seen to be taken away by Police in Black Maria. MS. Police Officer is asked about demonstrations says: If it is our duty to take steps against these demonstrators when they tend to get disorderly - that is an extraordinary and trying stress for our men. (German sync sound). MS armed guard at wall looking through binoculars. MS. East German guard through barbed wire. Various pitiful shots of people waving to their friends across the wall. MS. Pan with West policeman as he patrols the wall. Various shots children playing in streets by wall. MS. & CU. of policeman's feet as he patrols the wall pan up to man. MS. Single sun flower growing up against the barbed wire. Shot from inside VW patrol car as it drives along wall. LS. to MS. Car driving along wall. MS. Section of wall. Various shots at the Olympic Stadium as police, using flags, form a pattern in centre of arena.


  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:19:00 / 01:38:25:00
    UN 3664 F

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment