STK-ID 3667

Sequence on two Canadian soldiers sightseeing around Hanover showing men walking their bicycles past zoo, feeding llamas, cycling across the grounds of Rathhaus Building, examining the architecture of building, mingling with crowd of people. CU of the two Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers soldiers. LAMS of facade of ornate building, TILT DOWN to signs and Volkswagen car offered in lottery. Shot of the two soldiers buying lottery tickets from woman, continuing on their way. Sequence on the soldiers skirting waterfront, sailboats visible bobbing at quay, soldiers reading inscription on monument dedicated to slaughtered allied prisoners, soldiers cycling through ruined section of Hanover, chatting with German policeman, examining monument dedicated to war dead and other to Jews killed at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Shot of the two soldiers in beer garden, drinking German ale.


Excerpt from
27th Brigade
Hanover (Germany)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio