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Strikes and demonstrations in Berlin

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0291 | Film ID: 202A

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    Strikes and demonstrations in Berlin


    04:07:24 Title, "Generalstreik. Bürgerkrieg." [General strike. Civil War.] Children of all ages and a few adults march down a crowded street. They wave flags as other civilians and police men stand watching from the sidelines.

    04:08:26 Title, "1920. Innere Kämpfe." [Internal Struggles.] A massive crowd is gathered for a strike/demonstration in Berlin (possibly March 13, 1920). Several people carry banners and red flags. Panning shot of a factory as seen from a rooftop. Trucks carry groups of people and bicyclists ride alongside factory tracks.

    04:08:48 Title, "Kapp-Putsch." Men and a few women scurry around a bustling square, scattering. Policemen check citizens' papers as they walk by.

    04:08:58 Title, "Abstimmungsfeiern in Oberschlesien und Ostpreußen." Two men talk and shake hands. A wealthy dressed man and woman stand by a ship smiling.

    04:09:06 Overhead shots through a window down an alley/street of police chasing people down different streets (possibly May 1, 1929). Policemen direct foot traffic and march through a park. Extreme WS of intersection, more overhead shots of people scattering, a passing truck, a horse-drawn carriage, and someone pushing a cart. Men run down the street. A policeman chases and tries to knock down a man.

    04:09:42 Title, "Helfferich."
    Event:  1920 and 1929
    Berlin, Germany
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
    Producer: UFA

    Physical Details

    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Time Code
    04:07:24:00 to 04:09:43:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 202A Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 202A Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 202A Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 202A Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 202A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 202A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 202A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 202A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

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    Imperial War Museums
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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the Bundesarchiv in Berlin, Germany in September 1991. The footage was transferred at Bibo TV in Germany and obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition.
    See also Story 236, Film ID 200.
    There is very little information documenting this footage at the Bundesarchiv, and according to their documentation, the rights for "Der deutsche Rückzug und die Schlacht von Arras" are with the Imperial War Museums in London.
    Copied From
    35mm b/w print
    Film Source
    Bundesarchiv (Germany). Filmarchiv
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 522
    Source Archive Number: 257
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:56:56
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