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Outtakes: This Is Berlin (1953)

Reel Number: 221148-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1953

Country: Germany

Location: Berlin

TC Begins: 03:00:10

TC Ends: 03:10:13

Duration: 00:10:03

Outtakes: This Is Berlin (1953) Flash slate: Camera, Sgt Bowling 26May53 LS Tiergarten Soviet War Memorial,w/ gutted Reichstag in BG. Russian Memorial from vars angles showing tank sculpture & statue of soldier. Closer shot Reichstag. Brandenburg Gate, sign in right foreground ‘You Are Now Leaving the British Sector’ - Communist USSR Red flag flies over Gate. ELS large air raid shelter in the Tiergarten. HLS guns are fired in salute in Memorial Day ceremony in Berlin Command Sports Center. Troops (529th Inf Rifle Plt) assembled, US flag raised, Army band (298th) plays (MOS) Top shots Honor Guard wearing steel helmets parade. 03:04:02 Bombed-out buildings in residential section on Cornelius Strasse. Destroyed Engineer School. Destroyed residential section. Laborer uses pick to demolish wall, piles of bricks. 03:05:10 Several shots bomb-damaged Reichstag. Man passing billboard w/ description & diagram of new Tiergarten. Seq, people watching changing of the guard ceremony at Spandau Prison. English guards, the King's own Yorkshire Light Inf, Co "C", relieved by First Legion International Second Squadron French Guard Unit, 01Jun53. 03:06:58 Ruins of residential section, Cornelius Strasse, British sector - few precarious standing walls amid piles of rubble. Streetcars on Ausburger Strasse crossing Kurfustendamm, Kaiser Wilhelm Church in BG. 03:08:02 German workmen digging in ruins. CU German woman cleans brick; workman stacks them. Schoenberg City Hall, seat of the West Berlin Government. Vegetable and fruit stalls in front of City Hall, older women shopping. Post-WWII Germany. Reconstruction. 1950s. Destruction Aftermath; Clean-up; Memorials; Cold War;

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