WELT IM FILM (SPECIAL REPORT) : the Berlin situation [Main Title]
An English translation of a WELT IM FILM report, including two items repeated from the regular newsreel Issue No. 171.
The can also contains some unedited footage of the airlift. a. Examples of fund raising campaigns demonstrating solidarity of West Zones with Berlin: circus in Essen, rally in Stuttgart (addressed by Berlin's Ernst Reuter), concert in Munich. b. A report on progress of airfield construction at Tegel. c. The consequences of a shooting by East Sector police over undefined sector borders in Potsdamer Platz: British commandant Herbert checks up on borders, new marks painted on road; US commandant Howley visits scene, US and Russian officers confer. (Unedited film: arrivals of civilians by BEA Viking; unloading airlifted flour and coal; bread-baking).