1 Hamburg: Cold disaster cityscape Hamburg, total, in the snow, in the background of Michel. People go beyond the frozen Alster. Debris, covered in snow. Man beats up coat collar, big. Debris in the snow. Stretcher is pushed into ambulances, total. Demolition of tombs at the Ohlsdorfer cemetery. Men at the blades of graves. This port barges. Icebreaker creates fairway in the Northern Baltic Sea channel. Ship travels through ice floes. Tractor is in front of Stühlenwerft.
(40 m) 02 updates soon a. Tschiangkaischek appoints National Assembly a Tschiangkaischek goes before crowds, half-close. Members of Parliament go to government buildings. Chinese, that's great. Total members. Tschiangkaischek speaking, great.
(18 m) b. London: visit of cardinal in the Film Studio by the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Griffin, in conversation with film actors, total. Kathleen Ryan gives hand kiss him, half-close. Stewart Granger and Kathleen Ryan in an interview with the Archbishop. Cardinal, Griffin gives autographs. (26 m) c. United States: crash-landing an airplane plane is landing. A wheel of the chassis has jammed. The two-engined plane lands on a wheel, big. The plane with the crew after landing.
(20 m) 03 Nuremberg: news from the trial judge table, total. General Telford Taylor, the US Prosecutor, referred to evidence, half-close. Pan over the dock, totally. Faces of defendants, great. A Polish woman from the concentration camp Ravensbrück as a witness. Mutilation of her right leg through experiments. Walter Neff, prisoners of the concentration camp Dachau, speaks as a witness in the witness box, half-close. Actuality: "it so-called disabled actions were carried out in the camps and especially in the area, and everyone who was written up, Once again came to the investigation, this time not in front of a doctor, but as is known us, before an officer of the Gestapo. The officer was usually three questions. Was found in reality, whether the prisoners had a gold in the mouth, or not."
(65 m) 04. Streiflichter from Germany a. Munich: blowing up the Ehrentempel the Ehrentempel on the Königsplatz in Munich, half-close. Men lay explosive charge. A man with a watch, big arm. Guard blows in warning pipe. Demolition. Temple collapses. Ruins of the temple.
(20 m) Munich: watch factory Blümelink workers, workers and machines in watch production. Worker punches numbers on the dial of the clock. Movement. Wall clocks after the completion of the wall.
(28 m) c. Kiel: children's home for refugee children children go on the hand by a sister. Wall paintings. Children walk down the stairs. Boys play with a farm. Three girls scroll in a picture book. Children at tables at dinner. Mrs de Crespigny, wife of the British Governor of Schleswig-Holstein, story-telling the children.
(23 m) 5th Washington: final - session the UNRRA the UNRRA representatives from 48 Nations with the directions of their countries on tables sitting. The Director of UNRRA LA Guardia's final report, half close.
(30 m) 06. To the housing problem in the Ruhr region Prime Minister Hynd climbs out of his car and visited the construction site for mountain homes, total. The construction site in the vicinity of Dortmund in the snow. Hynd, laughing, great. Construction workers in the construction of bombed-out houses, total. Nissen huts before smoking chimneys. Nissen huts, with two beds, kitchen inside. Glass wool is placed on corrugated metal roof as protection. The Nissen huts, total.
(40 m) 07. The Japanese Derby visitors on the Racecourse, total. Japanese viewers, half-close. Start of the race. American occupation soldiers as a spectator. The race, total.
01. the cold disaster was the most important and far-reaching a recent event in Germany: the cold.
The bitterest Frost paralyzed business and transportation, endangered for years, with temperatures below 20 degrees, prevented work and construction, life and health. Electricity and coal shortages often aggravated the extremely serious situation.
These images show Hamburg at the height of the freezing period. There were numerous frostbite and fatalities. Steinhart, Ohlsdorfer cemetery, the ground was frozen to a depth of one meter. New burial holes had to be torn by blowing up from the ground. The main waterways have been broken up by icebreakers and kept open. A fairway for the freight will be uncovered in the North Sea Canal.
The icebreaker consumes 20 hundredweight coal in the hour, but his work is vital.
Thaw now replaced this so far most intense cold wave of the year and freed from icy grasp town and country. 02. updates soon: a. Chiang Kai Schek. China Generallissimus Chiang Kai-Schek has called China's first National Assembly after Nanking.
1,500 delegates honor the father of the Chinese revolution, Sun Yat-Sen at his tomb.
Then move the MPs to the Government building. Delegates of many races and tribes participating in the meetings.
The National Assembly has the task of constituting a Constitution, and in addition to creating peace and unity among 450 million Chinese.
b. visit to Cardinal in the Film Studio, England for the first time an English Bishop visited a film Studio, the pinewood Studio in London.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Griffin, is welcomed by the main cast of the film.
The female star, Kathleen Rayn and her partner, Stewart Granger.
And now a game with swapped roles: the cardinal is the movie stars an autograph.
Informal gatherings of the high guest stars, directed by staff and technical staff. Spotlight on!
And the cardinal got to know, how does a modern major films.
c. American aircraft makes free runway crash landing - a crash landing is imminent... it was recently at an American airfield.
The machine had jammed a wheel when starting. You turn around Right away and attaches to an adventurous attempt to land on one wheel.
The plane descends... deeper and deeper... touched the ground and Lands smoothly without serious damage.
A masterpiece of the pilot, who concludes his report with the words: "light damage - no injuries - everything OK."
03. Nuremberg: News from the doctors process the Nuremberg doctors trial brings every day new details to the subject of aberrations and abuse medical powers in the Third Reich.
The American prosecution, under the leadership of General Telford Taylor, continued the evidence. The case examined each of the defendants - 22 men and a woman is by documentary material and proceedings until the smallest and clarified.
The testimony of surviving concentration camp inmates play a particularly important role. This Polish was used in the Ravensbrück camp to gangrene experiments. She was violently forced to two surgeries and has suffered as a result of an ongoing mutilation of the right leg. Yet, this woman is a so-called "easy case": yet the number of people is not nearly the experiments do not or only as human wreckage survived.
Particularly harrowing proved to the questioning of the witness Walter Neff, first prisoner, later nurse in the Dachau camp. Neff described the hypothermia experiments and experiments with poison and sea water, which went ahead in Dachau and cost the lives of many of the human subjects. In his capacity as keeper he attended also the so-called "tooth-invalid action", by which, he said: (original sound).
The trial of the 23 leading Nazi doctors continues.
04. streiflichter from Germany: a. Ehrentempel, Munich the so-called "Ehrentempel" on the Königsplatz in Munich will be blown up.
The Nazis had built in 1935 this buildings on Hitler's command as a place of worship of the party.
The pillars are drilled and 90 explosives introduced.
A horn signal warns that the demolition begins. The original architectural image of the King Center has been restored after blasting also the second pillar Temple.
b. watch factory, Munich is a sign of increasing economic revival: also watches come gradually on the market - for the general public.
The Bavarian clock factory Blümelink for example has established a production program of 100,000 wall clocks annually despite difficult material procurement. The dial is hardwood, the drive weight pulling. Two sizes are executed - for home and Office.
Here listening from the heart of finished watches - with headphones and stethoscope.
The first Watch series, which comes to the war on a larger scale for sale, delivered mainly to metropolitan and refugees.
c. children's home of the British Governor of Schleswig-Holstein, de Crespigny, has provided a wing of his residence in Altenhof in Kiel as a home for German refugee children.
Several rooms were built as a game room, Dining room and sleeping quarters for the refugee children. About 30 children aged from 3 to 6 years are guests of the House, which is under German management for every 8 weeks.
The wife of the Governor has special share in the implementation of this disturbing.
Here, she tells the little English fairy tale...
05. Washington: Final meeting of the UNRRA the UNRRA, the relief and reconstruction work of the United Nations, ended their activity in the first months of this year. In Washington, the former Director-General of UNRRA, La were Guardia, his final report before the UNRRA representatives from 48 Nations.
The UNRRA provided since its inception nearly 20 million tons of goods to the value of over 3 1/2 billion dollars to the world's needy peoples.
At the same time la resigned as head of the UNRRA Guardia. His successor is the American General Rooks. He has to conduct the processing business, which will last until end of March, for Asia until end of June 1947 for Europe. Lie care zwangsverschleppter people - of which 660,000 in Germany - will in the future on the international refugee action pass.
06. To the housing problem in the Ruhr region Prime Minister Hynd, the head of the British control Office for Germany and Austria, - occasionally a renewed survey of the Ruhr area - especially in the housing problem examined... one of the most pressing questions of the present situation. In the area of Dortmund, Minister Hynd saw the construction of new homes for families of the miners. This construction program is currently underway. Other measures bring recovery and relief. Especially the repair urgency powered by 30,000 damaged miner's houses.
The allocation and installation of the so-called Nissen huts has proved one of the most practical solutions to the housing problem. The first part of the construction programme foresees the distribution of 2,000 Nissen huts.
This hut settlement is close to the colliery Rhine Prussia at Moers.
Between the corrugated iron walls, an insulating layer is attached as weather protection of glass wool. Each Nissen granted two families home and apartment.
07. back racing in Tokyo: the Japanese Derby in Tokyo comes gradually normal life back in gear and racing in trot.
To the first race after the war 50,000 racing - and betting fun viewers flocked...
Whether I on Lotus fragrance set?"
Right, the far-East Derby is run.
And here is it -, and thereof, with the Favorites of "Silver lining" in the lead.
Also the American occupation soldiers are taken by the racing fever.
And now the decision. "Silver lining" WINS. The heck with Lotus fragrance!"
01. The Cold-catastrophe, Hamburg
The most important event of the last week in Germany was: the cold.
The bitterest frost in years, with temperatures below 20 degrees Celsius - stopping work and construction, paralysing business and traffic, endangering life and health. Electricity- and fuel-shortages intensified the serious situation.
These pictures show Hamburg at the climax of the city period. There was much frost-bite, and death by freezing.
The ground of the Ohlsdorf Cemetary was frozen to a depth of one meter. New graves had to be[...]lown open. The important water ways were kept open by ice-breakers. The channel between the North-Sea and the Baltic is necessary for shipping and freight vessels.
The ice-breaker consumes 20 centners of co[...]l per hour, but its work is imperative for life itself. Meanwhile they relieved the severest cold period of this year and liberated ice bound town and country.
02. Actualities in Brief:
a. Chiang Kai Shek, China
Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek has convened China's first National Convention in Nanking. 1.500 delegates honour the Father of the Chinese Revolution - Sun Yat Sen - at his tomb.
The delegates enter the Government Building. Representatives of many races attend the meeting. The National Convention has the task of making a new constitution, and besindes that, peace and unity among 450 millions of Chinese.
b. A cardinal visits a Movie Studio, England
For the first time a British Cardinal visits a movie-studio ... The Pinewood-Studio in London.
Cardinal Griffin, Arch-Bishop of Westminster, is welcomed by the two film-stars: Kathleen Ryan and Stewart Granger.
And now the roles are reversed: the Cardinal gives his autograph to the film stars.
The distinguished guest, together with the actors, the directing staff and technical personal.
Lights! And the Cardinal, sees how a modern feature is made.
c. An American plane's crash-landing
Clear the field ... a crashlanding is expeeted! This warning recently was given on an American airfield. The plane had one wheel jammed when she took off. So she turned immediately, and took a chance on landing on one wheel.
Emergency squads, fire-engine, ambulances are waiting. The plane comes down - lower and lower - touches the ground and has a safe landing without casualities - a master-piece of landing by the pilot, whose report closes with the words: "Little damage - nobody hurt - all O. K."
News from the Doctors Trial
The Nuremberg Doctor's Trial brings each day new details of "the misuse of medical authority in the Third Reich." The American prosecution, headed by General Telford Tayler continues the demonstration. The case of each one of the accused - 22 men and one woman - is examined in closest detail, with documents and witnesses. The greatest part is the testimony of surviving concentration camp inmates.
This Polish girl was used for wounded fiver experiments. She was forced to undergo 2 operations which caused the mutilation of her right leg. But she is one of the so-called "harmless cases." The number of those who did not survive [...]er were left human wrecks cannot be estimated.
Especially horrible was the cross-examination of the witness Walter Neff, who was first an inmate, later a nurse, in the Dachau Camp. Neff described the cold water experiments, and the experiments with poison and sea-water which were held at Dachau and caused many deaths among the human Guinea-pigs. In his situation as nurse he also attended the so-called "Invalid-Tooth-action", of which he said:
The trial of the 23 leading Nasi doctors goes on.
04. Highlights from Germany:
a. The Temples of Honour, Munich
The so-called "Temples of Honour" in the Königsplatz, Munich, have been blown up. The Nazis had erected these buildings in 1935 by Hitler's order as a centre of worship für their Party - in remembrance of the abortive pute of November 9. 1923. The pillars were pierced and 90 explosive fuses placed.
A horn-signal warns that the blowing-up begins. When the second temple is destroyed, the former architectural plan of the Königsplatz will be restored.
b. Clock Factory, Munich
Another mark of economic revival: clocks are gradually coming on the market.
In spite of the shortage of raw-material, the Bavarian Clock Factory Blümelink, has set up a year's Program of 100.000 wall-clocks. The dial-plate is made of fine wood, the clocks work by weights; 2 sizes are manufactured - for home and office. Here the throbs of the finshed clocks hearts are checked, with head-receiver and stethoscope.
The first post-war out-put of clocks, which is going to be sold first to bombed-out people and refugees.
c. Children's Home
The British Governor of Schleswig-Holstein, de Crespigny, has put one part of his house in [...] Altenhof near Kiel, at the disposal of a home for German refugee-children.
Several rooms were furnished as play-room, dining-room and bed-rooms for the kids. About 30 children, aged 3 to 6 years, are guests for 8 weeks each in this home, which is [...]under German administration. The Governor's wife. Mrs. de Crespigny, has a special interest in this relief-establishment.
Here she tells German fairy-tales to the little ones ...
Final session of UNRRA
UNRRA, the United Nations Relief and Reconstruction Administration, ended its activities during the first month of this year.
La Guardia, former General Director of UNRRA, made his finishing report to UNRRA-representatives of 48 nations. Since its establishment, UNRRA delivered almost 20 million tons of goods costing more than 3 1/2 billions of dollars to the suffering people of the world. At the same time La Guardia resigned from his office as Director of UNRRA.
His successor is the American General Rooks. He has to control the closing operations, which will last in Europe until the end of March for Asia until the end of June 1947. The displaced persons, of whom 660.000 are in Germany, will be taken care of in future by the international refugee organisation.
06. Housing problem in the Ruhr-District
Minister of State Hynd, Director of the British Control Office for Germany and Austria, has examined the housing problem on the occasion of a visit to the Ruhr-District. In the vicinity of Dortmund Minister Hynd Saw the building of new homes for miner's families.
This building program is now in full operation. Other measures, too, bring relief. There is above all the great reconstruction work on 30.000 damaged miner's houses. The erection of Nissen-huts has prooved to be one of the best ways to solve the housing-shortage. The first part of the program intends the distribution of 2.000 of these huts.
This little village of huts is near Moers at the Rhein-Preussen mine.
The corrugated metal walls are insulated with glass wool. Each Nissen-hut can house tow families.
07. Racing Again In Tokio:
The Japanes Derby
Normal life comes gradually back to Tokio ... and the horse-race as well.
The first post-war Derby was attended by 50.000 spectators. "Shall I bet on Lotos-Bloom?"
Soon the Far East Derby will start. And there they go, with favourite "Silver-stripe" taking the lead. The American soldiers of the Occupation treeps, too, are stricken with racing lever.
And now the finish: "Silver-stripe" winst "To [...]ell with Lotos-Blossom"
Persons in the Film
Crespigny de ; Granger, Stewart ; Griffin ; Hynd ; Laguardia ; Neff, Walter ; Ryan, Kathleen ; Taylor, Telford ; Tschiangkaischek
Tokyo ; Munich ; Ruhr area ; London ; Kiel ; United States ; Nuremberg ; Hamburg ; Nanking ; Washington
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Misery ; Industry ; Justice ; Children ; Refugees ; Political events ; Horse riding, horse racing (without harness) ; Shipping ; Toys, toys ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Blasting ; Cities ; Search ; Debris ; Watches ; Buildings ; concentration camp ; war crimes, war crimes ; Kissing, kissing scenes ; Landscapes ; People ; Winter ; Welfare, aid agencies, care ; Home ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Construction ; construction ; Mining ; Crew ; Industrial ; aftermath of war
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