This 1930s German silent short film shows Budapest, "The Pearl of the Danube". The film starts with a panoramic view of the city and the Danube River before showing the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (1:08), royal castle (1:19), Fisherman's Bastion (2:00) and Vajdahunyad Castle (3:10). At 3:40 another short film shows Vienna, Austria starting with the old town and city hall at 4:30, the theater at 4:44, the Burgtor at Heldenplatz at 4:53, the department of war building at 5:30, Belvedere Castle at 5:50, and Schonbrunn Palace. The Volksprater amusement park is shown at 6:40. At 7:00, another short film shows the land and people of the lower Danube. The Danube cruise begins at Giurgiu, runs though Oltenita, Romania (8:55) and Turtucaia in Bulgaria. At 10:17 a mosque is shown. At 10:46 a cruise on the Upper Danube is shown from Passau in Bavaria to Vienna, Austria. Sights include St. Michael at 12:50, and Durnstein and Krems (13:46) Austria.
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