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Berlin street scenes; memorial ceremony; coal

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4148 | Film ID: 3012

Sequence of outtakes. Park in Berlin, several people walk by, people sitting on wooden benches in the park, a child plays as an older woman looks on. CU of signs: Top: Citizens are asked to keep their dogs on leash. Bottom: "Die gelben Baenke sind fuer Jueden." [The yellow benches are for Jews.] VS of the park, but none that show the sign in context of park. (Olivaerplatz near Kurfuerstendamm) LS Airship hangar. Memorial for the fallen, Berlin. MS, Crowds assembled along the street. Wreath laying ceremony for Nazis (rainy day/overcast). Procession with dignitaries and military officers. Military band marches past. Troops with rifles and packs goosestep to monument. Honor guard with bayonets approaches mausoleum, with six large fluted columns. CU, guard, boots. Civilians walking in and out of the area. WS of the monument and uniformed men moving away from memorial. Onlookers, small crowd. Berlin street. Man reads sign posted by entrance to building, woman walks in front of the sign while walking her dog. The sign reads "Der Botschaft der Union der S.S.R. in Deutschland" [The Embassy of the USSR in Germany]. Also seen, repeated in Cyrillic. Shots of city plaza, facade of modern building. Views of streets and cars moving along. LS, entrance to mansion (embassy?) guarded by soldier with rifle. Signpost: "Wilhelmplatz" and "Wilhelmstrasse." LS: Autobahn construction: large crane, digger and dirt, rocks for construction, workers. VS: Berlin, Germany: public telephone booth, ornate facade of building in BG. Man standing under a tree near a phone booth. Sign on phone booth reads: "Fernsprecher" [long distance] and has a stamp dispenser. Activity in and around the booth. A man enters, aware of the camera, sign inside booth; "Fasse dich kurtz!" [Be Brief!].

Event:  1937
Production:  1937
Berlin, Germany
Friedrichshafen, Germany
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:03:43
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