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Summary: "This is the first of a series of monthly newsreels for Rhine Army troops".
Description: I. Presentation of colours to the Norfolk Regiment: full coverage of the ceremony, the presentation being made by Lieutenant General Sir R L McCreery, GOC BAOR.
II. Film of a model Churchill tank, built by a Rhine Army Sapper, "in action".
III. Visit to Berlin of the Archbishop of York, Dr C F Garbett, who arrives by light aircraft, talks with officers, visits hospital etc.
IV. "Operation Woodpecker" - Lieutenant General McCreery arrives to view tree-felling operations.
V. Army riders speedway racing at Hanomag Sports Stadium in Germany.
VI. Courtroom scenes at opening of 'Ravensbrück' trial.
Production Details: Rhine Army Cameramen (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Garbett, Cyril Forster (person)
McCreery, Richard Loudon (person)
York, Archbishop of (person)
British Army, Norfolk Regiment (regiment/service)
Keywords: armour, British - tank: Churchill [model] (object name)
ceremonies, British - customary: presentation of colours (Norfolk Regiment) (object name)
delegations, British international - goodwill: C F Garbett visits Berlin (object name)
law and order, Allied - judicial process: Ravensbrück trial (object name)
operations, British military - maintenance: tree-felling (object name)
recreation, British military - sport: speedway racing (object name)
Operation Woodpecker 1946-1947, post-war Germany (event)
Germany & Berlin, Berlin (geography)
Germany & <Hanomag Sports Stadium> (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 896 ft; Running time: 10 mins