Budget Films

Stock Footage

Berlin Escapes

Startling footage of Berliners escaping into the west after the wall went up. Cops and citizens have a tug of war over a woman trying to escape through a window. People run through gaps in a fence. Other shots of patrolling border guards, the Brandenberg Gate, families waving to each other across the divide.

IdentifierCLIP-307
Duration1 min, 32 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1961
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