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Berlin: The Fall of the Wall It was a year ago Nov. 9 that the Berlin Wall was first opened, a Cold War milestone marked here by an ambling 50-minute German- produced documentary...Berlin: The Fall of the WallDocumentaryPT50MUnrated It was a year ago Nov. 9 that the Berlin Wall was first opened, a Cold War milestone marked here by an ambling 50-minute German- produced documentary...1990-11-02Warner Home Video
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Berlin: The Fall of the Wall

Genre: Documentary; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 50; MPAA Rating: Unrated; Distributor: Warner Home Video

It was a year ago Nov. 9 that the Berlin Wall was first opened, a Cold War milestone marked here by an ambling 50-minute German- produced documentary comprising Wall history, legend, and lore. While a useful Wall chronology and video scrapbook, Berlin: The Fall of the Wall is strangely bloodless and desultory — given the subject’s great urgency and drama. The best moments retell events surrounding the Wall’s construction in August 1961. C+

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