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Rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

Author: Clayton NemrowOliver HalmburgerZDF Enterprises.Arts and Entertainment Network.History (Television network)All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On one night in August 1961, a few railway cars and a lot of barbed wire were moved into position in Berlin, dividing East Germany from West. It was a barrier that would be extended and become increasingly more sophisticated over the 18 years of its existence, a technological counter to each escape attempt. In this feature length special, History uses a computer imagery to reconstruct how the wall grew from a meager
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Documentary television programs
Feature films
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Clayton Nemrow; Oliver Halmburger; ZDF Enterprises.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; History (Television network); New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422973980 9781422973981
OCLC Number: 466442491
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on History.
Credits: Editor, Ingo Guski ; music, Dominic Ghanbar.
Performer(s): Narrator, Clayton Nemrow.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Introduction --
A city divided --
Checkpoint Charlie --
Death zone --
Daring escape --
Breaking into the East --
Absent without leave --
Up and away --
High wire --
Wall 2000 --
Brothers in flight --
End of the wall.
Responsibility: ZDF Enterprises ; produced by Loopfilm for History ; director, Oliver Halmburger.

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On one night in August 1961, a few railway cars and a lot of barbed wire were moved into position in Berlin, dividing East Germany from West. It was a barrier that would be extended and become increasingly more sophisticated over the 18 years of its existence, a technological counter to each escape attempt. In this feature length special, History uses a computer imagery to reconstruct how the wall grew from a meager obstacle to a 97 mile barrier of concrete slabs, watchtowers and guards. It charts the rise and then the sudden fall of the wall on Nov. 9, 1989. Rise And Fall Of The Berlin Wall is filled with first-person accounts of escapes by any means possible, including tunnels, hot air balloons, wind surfing, bi-planes and a cable railway. Other interviews with people who were there during the rise and fall of one of history's most dramatic symbols of the Cold War included historians, journalists, East German guards, and diplomats. - Publisher.

Computer-generated imagery, re-enactments, archival footage, and expert commentary provide political and historical context while helping to illustrate how construction of the Berlin Wall progressed over time--and how it was suddenly demolished by civilians in 1989.

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