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CLIP 10373

Life in Berlin before the Wall (pt 2/4)

Life in Berlin before the Wall (pt 2/4)
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Key Info
  • Life in Berlin before the Wall (pt 2/4)
  • Duration: 02:07
  • The relics of old Berlin are shown, including the Reichstag and Hitler's bunker. A reporter interviews a man who talks about how cheap the old Berlin was to live in and that it was possible to have a good time in a number of nightclubs. First broadcast on 11 May 1959 and published as part of BBC Archive Collections: bbc.co.uk/archive/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Germany from 1946

  • Keywords: Berlin, freedom, nightlife, Reichstag, fashion, young people, clothes, East Berlin, West Berlin
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask the class to discuss why night life in Berlin has changed? What do you think the telephones are for? For more information, please see: bbc.co.uk/archive/berlinwall/8204.shtml.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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