The greatest lift in the world. (1938)

Film-document №66634 2 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Kurt Shtefan /Kurt Stefan/

Operators: Gans Bashtanier, Anton Hatner

Reel №1


Dawn on the river, foggy morning.

On the river floats boat, the movement of the water.

On the banks of the men go.

Floating a small boat, driving a navigator.

Dog on the deck, on the other little ship hanged clothes.

The river is a caravan of barges.

On the road going car, a couple looking out of the car on the drifting barge


A car pulls up to the great lift in the world for ships to Niderfinove.

elevator scheme, system of locks, lifts and channel mechanisms.

Construction of Frederick the Great Canal.

Show on map channels, construction of the Hohenzollern Canal, which linked the River Oder and Havel.

Connection diagram of the Oder and Elbe by the construction of the channel.

Via going ships, barges.

Channel Havel stretches for 36 km to the Oder.

Driving movement of ships in the lift-elevator.

People are watching this process from the observation deck

Key words

Germany, natural phenomena, river, water transport, domestic animals Germany, water transport, household appliances, river, building, canal, personalities

Reel №2


lift work in nature.

Driving hoist size in comparison to the Brandenburg Gate.

The ship comes out of the elevator.

A couple sitting at a table in a restaurant on the background of the elevator, a man writes a postcard with views of the elevator.

General view of the elevator, the swastika on the facade.

The ship comes in, there is the rise along with the passengers.

City view.

Exiting the elevator on the channel

Key words

Germany, household appliances, transportation, water, mail, channel, restaurant, Gos.simvolika