Eiffel Tower and Paris street scenes, postwar
- Film Title
- Berlin Express
- Event Date
- US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Gaye Granet
Outtakes from the RKO feature film "Berlin Express," an anti-Nazi film about the search for a German emigrant turned US secret service who fights a conspiracy of Nazis in postwar Germany. This reel contains location shots in London and Paris.
Paris. Pan up the Eiffel Tower. Views of the streets surrounding the Eiffel Tower, bicycle vendor, civilians on the grounds, a flower vendor, women with baby carriages, park. MS, tank in square. City street scenes with pedestrians, a bus filled with civilians passes by. Notre Dame, Seine riverside with fisherman, park benches, street traffic. More street scenes, showing narrow streets, Rue de la Huchette, Notre Dame Hotel, pedestrians, a casino, the Montmartre district, and a bakery.
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Gaye Granet donated the original film outtakes from the 1948 RKO feature film Berlin Express, starring Merle Oberon and Robert Ryan, about the search for a German emigrant turned U.S. Secret Service agent who is kidnapped by a group of underground Nazis after the war. Gaye Granet is the daughter of Bert Granet, who produced the film. The footage contains location shots in Paris and London, filmed postwar. One reel of 16mm film (9 minutes)
Outtakes from the RKO feature film "Berlin Express," an anti-Nazi film about the search for a German emigrant turned US secret service who fights a conspiracy of Nazis in postwar Germany. This reel contains location shots in London and Paris. "Thames River / Water Gypsys [sic]" Views of the river, boathouses, workers operating the locks. Various views of the boats at harborside. Boaters unload ship contents and move the boats around in the river beside a warehouse. (mostly black and white, the first few seconds appear in color)