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The Father Emil Wesselsky Collection - Trip to Europe and the USSR (1971)

Emil Wesselsky

Silent | 1971

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  •  Visiting in Copenhagen 
  •  Kronborg Castle 
  •  Sightseeing in Stockholm, including the Royal Palace 
  •  People watching in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad 
  •  The Peterhof Palace and the Great Cascade 
  •  Touring the churches and landmarks of Soviet Moscow 
  •  The Space Obelisk 
  •  Walking through the Red Square 
  •  Traveling along the Berlin Wall 
 
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This home movie captures scenes of a trip Father Emil Wesselsky of Shiner took to Europe and the Soviet Union in 1971. The footage includes stops in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, Moscow, and both East and West Berlin. Of note are images at the end of the film when Father Wesselsky documents the Berlin Wall.
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