March 18, 1848. The bourgeois-democratic revolution is in full swing, and events have also spread to Berlin. The military takes action against unarmed demonstrators on the street. People of different origins meet in an apartment. Attorney Dr. Benedikt (Wilhelm Koch-Hooge) had just returned to his comfortable apartment when he met workers Paul Kelle (Berko Acker) and “Rotkopf” (Wolfgang Brumm). The latter have taken up battle posts on the windows to fight the reactionary king's troops from here. Barricades are also erected on the streets, shots ring out in the streets. Nobody knows what the next hours will bring ... (Source: Fernsehen der DDR)
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