Emelkawoche, Emelka-Tonwoche u. Tobismelofilmwochenschau Einzelsujets 1928-1931 1928

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Film title is missing 1 intertitles: a window cleaner is a "high" Office - the highest post at Woolworth in New York! (Emelka Tonwoche)
Image: Two window cleaner on a skyscraper at work.
Look at the traffic in the lower main street (Engl. original sound) 2 subtitles: If artists are getting married - a strange picture of the Church in a forest near Berlin. (Tobismelofilm)
Image: Church Bell. High wheel athletes/artists cycle to the Church including the bridesmaids.
The couple goes to the Church after the ceremony - penny farthing artists give a Serenade with trumpets.
Bridal procession leaves biking the Church 3 subtitles: what brings the fashion - the Modeschriftstellerin wife Elsa Herzog speaks to a fashion show at the hotel "Esplanade". (Tobismelofilm)
Image: 1930 Mrs Elsa Herzog speaks the fashion show. Fall fashion and evening dresses are presented.
Models go to the screening 4 Intertitle: record fight on the Avus. -The motorcycle race Grand Prix of Berlin image: 1931. A reporter on the microphone. Swivel on the racers in the motorcycle with sidecar.
Start, shots of the race. Look to the grandstand. An accident in the image.
Again the above reporter. He announces the start of the main race.
Single motorcycle race, start.
Recorded from the race, the winner of Tom Frederick Bullus pictured 5th intertitles: the unbezwungene city - Stralsund committed the 300 anniversary of his glorious defense against Wallenstein (Emelka week) image: 1928 view from the church tower on the harbour of Stralsund.
Tackle a sailing vessel (EV. Danish flag or flag of Bornholm), sailors waving at the camera.
U-boats in the picture. Flags. Looking down on the city centre from above.
Parade to the Festival site.
Historical uniforms and flags 6 intertitles: A modern Japanese woman - the daughter of the Japanese Ambassador in America arrived in Yokohama, to marry the brother of the Mikado image (Emelka week): creates a large vessel in the harbor.
The young woman female companion. Reception at the port.
The group leaves the ship, the gangway steps down.
Children run with flags added.

7 subtitles: The Siegfried city - Xanten am Rhein celebrates its centenary of seven. (Emelka week)
Image: 15.7.1928. A street in the town of Xanten with a mill. Festively decorated streets.
Festival Parade, floats covered according to historical facts.
A large Garland with the year 1228-1928

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Bullus, Tommy Frederic ; Herzog, Elsa


Xanten ; Avus ; Stralsund ; Weimarer Republik ; Weimar - erste deutsche Demokratie


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Emelkawoche, Emelka-Tonwoche u. Tobismelofilmwochenschau Einzelsujets 1928-1931

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Avus Turns 100 (September 19, 1921)

Avus is one of the most famous racetracks in the world. It was the first road ever to be exclusively used by motor vehicles and is therefore also considered the precursor of the autobahn. The construction of the "Automobile Traffic and Practice Road" goes back to an initiative in 1909 to show off the German automotive industry and to test various road surfaces later. Only a few days after its completion on September 19, 1921, the 8.3-kilometer long Avus was inaugurated with the first car races as part of the German Motor Show.

Starting October 1, it was also opened to general traffic-- for a hefty fee. The following year, motorcycles races were held at Avus for the first time. In 1926, the track hosted the 1st German Grand Prix. Two years later, Fritz Opel presented his legendary rocket car at Avus. In the following decades, racing operations kept getting interrupted by the economic crisis, the Second World War and reconstruction.

The first post-war race took finally place in 1951. It heralded Avus’ second golden age (the first one being during the 1920s). The crowning moment happened in 1959,  when it hosted a Formula 1 race. In 1967 the notorious north curve was demolished: too many disastrous accidents had occurred, and Avus no longer met the requirements of a modern runway. Avus rapidly lost its appeal.

From the mid-1980s on, Avus was regularly used as a motor racing circuit, until 1998, when competitive races came to an end. Resistance to noisy events arose and closures also became more and more problematic, since the Avus - which had been connected to the Berlin Ring during the Second World War and served as a transit route during the German division - was urgently needed as a connecting road in a reunited Berlin.

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