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Strikes and demonstrations in Berlin

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

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 Date
1920 and 1929
Berlin, Germany
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:56:03
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