Berlin street scenes (1936 Olympics)
- Event Date
- August 1-16, 1936
- US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Gyorgy Antos
Various shots of Berlin street scenes during the 1936 Olympics. Olympic rings, banners. CU, statue. Flags. Sign: "Der Gruessen, Die Gaeste, Der Welt." Olympic rings. Flags. Torch, flame. Flags. Motorcade. Double-decker bus. Decorations erected in Berlin for Olympic ceremonies. Underground subway station. Flags. Putting flags up. Band playing. Crowd. Bicycles. Torch. MCU, street scene. Flags. Shot of street through reflection on automobile headlight. Auto traffic. CU, license plates. CUs, cars moving slowly, shot at street level (tires). Policeman directing traffic. Civilians walking, CUs feet/shoes. Auto traffic. Cars parked. Street, signs. Cameramen. Civilians. More street scenes, traffic moving. "Olympischer Platz." Crowds. Tram. "Reichssportfeld." Clearing garbage off streets. Statue.
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Also in Laszlo Antos Collection
Laszlo Antos was was an avid amateur filmmaker and photographer as well as an engineer. Antos filmed around the city of Berlin in 1936 and documented what was going on. This collection contains three reels of 8mm black and white film.
Aerial shots of zeppelin in Berlin. Cathedral spires in BG. CUs, zeppelin with swastika. Nazi flag waving in FG. Olympic flag with rings. Brief shot of reflection on automobile headlight.
Sign, "Olympia Gruenau." Olympic rings, flags, stadium, civilians. Lake Gruenau (20 km from Berlin) surrounded by spectator stands. Sign, "ZIEL" Crowd awaiting Olympic sporting event, some people with binoculars. Crew boats on lake. CU, sign, "Reihenfolge bei 1000 mtr. ZIEL" Crew race. Spectators reading newspaper. More crew. Larger boat with men and Nazi flag. Man sleeping with binoculars. Foreign flags on posts.