radio city

radio city

Berlin (1930-1939)

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Note: duplicate footage exists in UN 50 T and UN 53 S - see separate records. Reel 2. German soldiers march through the streets of Berlin. Marching band. Horse statues. Top shot of military parade. Reichstag Building. Wilhelm Strasse - seat of Government. Chancery of the Rhine - residence of the Fuhrer and Chancellor Adolf Hitler. Large crowd give the Nazi salute President Hindenburg climbs out of a car. Large crowds at political rally - could be Nuremburg. Low shots of young Nazi Party members. Stands being built. Banners with Swastikas. Large municipal buildings. Siemens factory. Moving top shot of man working on large machinery. Hitler stands on a raised circular podium and makes a speech. Workers stand around below him with their arms raised. The workers look up as he speaks. Montage of Berliners at work. Foundries, AEG, power station, horses pulling heavy load, men pulling boat along towpath. Klingenburg (sp?) power station. Quays and wharfs of Berlin's inland harbour. Ship elevator. Tug boats emerging from the elevator. Workers walk over a bridge. Clock tower. Whistle blows. Cars, bicycles, people walking along streets. An outdoor cafe. Berlin Zoo. Elephants, hippos, gorilla, pelican, walrus, underwater shots of fish, young girl with tiger cub and baby bears. Baby bear drinks from a milk bottle. Tiergarten Park in the centre of Berlin - horse riding and rowing boats. Berlin's radio tower. View from a lift travelling up the tower. Views of Berlin from the tower. "Germany's Radio City", the Haus des Rundfunks - broadcasting house. Exhibition grounds from high angle. Balletic dance display by large number of women. Stadium from the air. Motor racing track from high angle and low angle. Horse racing, leapfrog, running, diving, rowing, tennis - Von Krausse (sp?) Olympic Stadium (a model, though this is not pointed out in commentary). Modern housing. Blocks of flats. Children's playgrounds and paddling pools. Map showing the lakes of Berlin. Many people in pleasure boats and small sailing boats on a lake. People queue to board a tour boat. Bathing beach. Many people on the sand. Young people. Week-end camping on the shores of a lake. Two girls have a picnic. A little sailor doll is attached to the front of a boat (there is also a small swastika flag on the front). A child paddles. Top shot of canoes and sailing boats. Potsdam. Statue of Frederick the Great outside his favourite palace (Charlottenburg?). Visitors explore the palace and its grounds. The King's library, his music stand, his flute, clock etc. Windmill. Statue of General August Von Steuben. Prussian history. A tower with an ornate weather vane. Bells ring out, views of the tops of religious buildings. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1867.02