Berlin, Germany (1955) R4 of 8
LS new Berlin apartment building with park in FG. Series of night scenes of Berlin: EXT Schiller Theater; store windows inc. mens clothes mannequins; woman’s shop window; ‘Marmorhaus’ cinema; traffic on streets; neon lights of telefunken, Dortmunder Union, Bosch; cinema poster advertising ‘Brigadoon’; Hotel Kempinski; Cinzano; flashing neon cigarette advertisement.
03:42:35 INT supermarket w/ CUs customer's hand taking eggs & milk from cabinet & placing in shopping cart, box of Kellogs Corn Flakes also visible in trolley. Customer places groceries on counter & clerk using cash register. MLS Schiller Theater in daytime.
03:44:37 31Aug55 MCU posters ‘Westberliner Buehnen’. Schiller Theater sign - camera pans left as US serviceman & woman look at posters two takes. CU poster on front of Schiller Theater. Man reading posters / notices in front of old building.
03:46:54 Russian War Memorial, visitors arrive, walk along large plaza & climb steps of Garden of Remembrance. PoV from bus driving down Stalin Allee brief.
Post-WWII German Reconstruction & Prosperity. 1950s.