1 Frankfurt: Change in the American upper command, General Mac Narney speaks, great. US officers on the stand. General Clay apart from Mac Narney, half-close. American occupation forces. Mac Narney is highly General Clay, half-close. Waving US flag. General Clay speaks big. Mac Narney and clay go up front.
(38 m) 02 three zone corner near Kassel: returning from East and West Nissen huts in the transit camp of the returnees. Signs accommodation to the British zone, accommodation to the Russian zone. Turnpike goes up. Discharged prisoners of war pass, Turnpike. Returning from Russian captivity with fur hats, great. When shaving. Returnees from English captivity rise in bus, big. Returnees go through snow with luggage. Waving British flag.
(38 m) 03 updates soon a. Harold Stassen visited the Ruhr Valley train. Harold Stassen visited the Krupp works. Harold Stassen in conversation with the British General Gilman in the Villa hills, half-close. View from the window of the Villa hills on the debris of the industrial plants.
(19 m) b. Fürstenfeldbruck: Youth Parliament cityscape Fürstenfeldbruck. The winner of an essay contest "The importance of democracy in Germany" around a table sitting in the Town Hall. Colonel Stewart presented honorary certificates. Interview a girl visited the lessons in a boy's school, as the School Board. The winner Bernhard Megele on the desk of the military Governor. Boy receives official chain from the Mayor for a day. The Town Hall. Boy says goodbye by the Mayor, totally.
(33 m) c. Santiago: President of Chile, Gabriel G. Videla, receives population public consultation in the President's House. People go in the House. The President, big, speaks with them and hear their wishes and complaints.
(21 m) 04 Cape Town: King George VI. opened the Parliament of King George and Queen Elizabeth, waving in the car, half-close. Soldiers present rifle. King George and Queen rise out of car. You go through a cordon of troops to the Parliament building. In the room sit on Chair. King George and Queen at the exit of the building, close to half. Royal couple get in car. Ride through the city.
(31 m) 5th sport a. Munich: table tennis tournament play in long pants and shirts. Audience, great. The German Champion, Mauritz, against Polish champions, play it Bukief. Players, great. Bukief wins 3:2 double: Mauritz and than Win 3-2 on Burkief and Taluntwitz.
(34 m) b. Berlin: box Dietrich Hucks against Adolf Witt boxing in the Palace Music Hall. Shock Exchange, half-close. Among the spectators Heinz Rühmann and Hertha Feiler, half-close. Witt to the ground must be in the 6th round. The referee counts. Witt, Get up and keep on fighting. Hucks to floor goes in the 7th round. Total viewers. The fight ends in a draw. Photographers in the ring. The Boxer in bathrobes.
(37 m) c. Lake Placid: bobsleigh start a competing. Camera moves with Bob. Bob in the curves. Fall of Bob's.
(29 m) 06. Born 100 years ago Edison memorial service at the House of Thomas Alva Edison in his home in West Orange, New Jersey, with the widow. His work room. Clock above the fireplace. Charles Edison, the son of the inventor, opens a sealed desk. Review of the year 1931: Thomas Alva Edison at opening a street band cuts through. Edison gets out of car. Construction of 1 serviceable dynamos. Cylinder-phonograph (precursor of the gramophone). Kohlenfaden bulb. Bust of Edison before books.
(43 m) 07. Trickling stream released from the ice. Primroses bloom in the Creek, big. Crocus, large. Birds on the river. Young goats climbing on rocks. Young Lion, great. Roaring lioness. Small lion drinking from bottle. Baboons with boys. Little monkeys climbing and are caught by mother. Polar bear with young polar bear, big. Small, black lamb. White Angora Bunny.
1st change in the American high command in Frankfurt am Main, Germany handed over command of American forces in Europe and the function of the military Governor of the U.S. zone in Germany on his former Deputy, General Clay General McNarney.
Changing the official Office, which took place in the presence of all the American occupation army generals and representatives of Allied military missions, General McNarney spoke of the tasks fulfilled so far in Germany.
He said it: "Help the Germans, where you can, because they need your help!"
Germany need a far-reaching political, economic and social welfare in its reconstruction, and General Clay was called like no other to do this task.
General McNarney was awarded a high order affiliated his successor in appreciation of his military and political contributions. General Clay stated in his words of thanks that he will follow the policy proposed by General McNarney further... The military Government would remain in Germany until the big goal was achieved: peace.
02. three zones corner: returnees from is and West border in the vicinity of Kassel - the three-zone corner - the britisch-- American and the Russian zone together. In a transit camp transports of released prisoners of war are cared for here day and night. Returning from Russia, To want in the British zone. A long entbehrte boon.
And here returning from English captivity. You will be taken from the hotel with buses to the border of the Soviet zone.
The returnees have the last station of the dismissal behind him.
Now it's going home...
03. updates soon: a. Stassen arrived on his tour of Europe the Republican presidential candidate of the United States, Harold Stassen, in the Ruhr area. Governor Stassen informed on spot about the needs of life and economic needs of countries affected by the war. After a visit to the Krupp works, streets in the Villa met Hill with General Gilman and officers of the British military Government.
His special interest was the handling of the system for the miner and the welfare and production facilities in the Ruhr area.
The tour of Harold Stassen has entirely private character. He will attend the Moscow Conference as unofficial observers.
b. Youth Parliament in Fürstenfeldbruck near Munich, the military Government held a good attempt to educate the young generation along American lines. The winner of a competition on the topic of the essay "The meaning of democracy in Germany" gathered in the City Hall.
Allowed to take public office for a period of one day in her district. Colonel Stewart presented the certificates accompanied by the heads of the various agencies took over the heads of young people (original sound) then their offices.
The 17-year-old Bernhard Megele, author of the best award-winning work at the desk of the military Governor.
Miss inspected the first class of the boy's School Superintendent.
The little Mayor is decorated with the official chain and get insight into the tasks and concerns of a busy Municipal Executive Board.
An interesting day is over and the young dignitaries returns with educational skills in everyday life.
c. President of Chile in Santiago de Chile is the President's House open once in a week for everyone.
Since Gabriel Gonzales Videla as head of State of Chile in the Office, every citizen shall have the right to speak to its President personally.
Visitors come from all strata of the population and bring their personal wishes, concerns and complaints. Totally casual, criticize them in existing Government facilities and make suggestions for improvement.
The President and his staff have direct contact with the population. Its public consultation is an exemplary democratic institution, which enjoys great popularity.
04. Cape Town: The King of England opened the Parliament in Cape Town Parliament of the Union of South Africa to a solemn session was convened, to greet the King and the Queen of England.
Thousands gathered on the driveway road, when seeking the high score by a cordon of troops to the State opening of Parliament.
The ceremony takes place just like in the English motherland.
Also the Princesses are among those present.
After a short speech in English and the national language, the King opened the Parliament.
So far, the Parliament of a Dominion was always opened by the Deputy of the King. The personal appearance of King George VI. before the Parliament in Cape Town was therefore a significant event in the. History of the British Empire.
05. sports: a. table tennis in Munich a table tennis tournament found Instead of foreign players involved.
Here is the German champions Mauritz (dark shirt) against the Polish master of Bukief.
Bukief won 3-2 after an exciting fight.
Mauritz and the Munich than against Bukief played in the doubles.
Mauritz and than stayed 3-2 winner.
b. boxes In the Berlin Palace variety show Dietrich Hucks, Hamberg, German Middleweight Champion and Adolf Witt, Kiel faced, for the second time.
Hucks who knock struck so far all his opponents, emanates from the outset on a knockout victory - but Witt has learned from his knockout defeat by Hucks and boxes wait. The first four rounds are balanced - still no opponent of Hucks reached the fifth round so far. Among the spectators Heinz Rühmann and Hertha Feiler. Witt is also the fifth round. But - in the round 6 - Witt to ground. The referee counts, but Witt stands up at eight and keep on fighting. In the 7th round, Witt had twice on the knee. But suddenly is Hucks on the ground. 3,000 viewers suspect... a sensation but Hucks saved during the break. The eighth and final round takes only a balanced impact change. One of the most dramatic battles of the German boxing ended in draw.
Witt broke the Nimbus of the "white bomber", which has no resistance.
b. Bobsledding is the bobsled from Lake Placid, New York in the State of New York, where the winter Olympic Games was held in 1932. Now you determine the best bobsledder in America.
The car is a mile long – so something more than 1 1/2 kilometers.
On the twisty track, speeds are achieved up to 90 km/h. And now: crash!
That looked bad. but there was only light injuries. The winner faced the difficult route in one minute - nearly 100 kilometers per hour.
06. 100 years ago: Edison born on the 100th country in his home in West Orange, New Jersey, a memorial service Instead of the birthday of Thomas Alva Edison also the widow of the great inventor took part.
Edison's workroom has been left unchanged since his death. The clock above the fireplace by mysterious accident stopped at the moment of his death.
The desk was since then sealed and opened until now by his son, Charles Edison. Contrary to general expectation, no scientific records of concern were found. One of the last recordings from Edison from 1931, a few months before his death.
Edison has given the world over a thousand inventions, many including of groundbreaking importance. Among other things, he designed the first serviceable Dynamo, invented the phonograph cylinder, the precursor of the gramophone, already in 1877 and is instrumental in the development of sound film.
One of his most important inventions is the Kohlenfaden bulb. Many new industries created by the work of Thomas Alva Edison.
07. from the ice thaws it... Two words only - and A lot more, because The end of this winter was everywhere eagerly desired reach.
Now comes the spring - flowers and young animals. The kids prove that you can be a good climber, even without A lot of experience.
The young lion, however, prefers the convenience - early roars, which later wants to instill fear... For the time being but he drinks from the bottle.
Growth also in the monkeys.
Climbing is compulsory! The woman MOM picks up the runaway personally.
Family polar bear at the first exit.
And now: a black Lamb with a White Rabbit: Happy Easter!
01. Change in American Command
In Frankfurt o/Main General McNarney turned over his command over all American Forces in Europe and the function of Military Governor for the U.S. Zone in Germany to his deputy, Lt. General Clay.
In the presence of all the Generals of the American Occupational Forces and representatives of the Allied Military Missions General McNarney spoke about the tasks accomplished in Germany. He also said: "Help the Germans wherever you can, for they need your help." For her reconstruction Germany needs all-round political, economic and social assistance and General Clay is the man best qualified to carry out this task.
For military and political merit General McNarney decorated his successor.
In his speech General Clay declared that he would follow the policies laid down by General McNarney. Military Government would stay in Germany until its goal was reached: A secure peace.
02. Three-Zone Agreement:
Homcomers from East and West
At the Three-Zones-Corner near Kassel the American, British and Russian Zone meet. Here in a transient camp released POW.s are cared for day and night.
Homecomers from Russia who want to go into the British Zone. A long-awaited pleasure.
And here homecomers from British prison camps.
From their camp they are brought by bus to the Russian Zone.
The homecomers have passed the last station - now they go home ...
03. Actualities in brief
On his trip through Europe one of the Republican candidates for the Presidency of the U.S.A., Harold Stassen, arrived in the Ruhr-district. Governor Stassen Inspects the life and economy of the countries stricken by war. After a visit to the Krupp plant Stassen met General Gilman and officers of the British M.G. at the Villa Huegel.
He showed special interest in the coupon-system for miners, the welfare organisations and production in the Ruhr area. Harold Stassen's journey for information was undertaken as a private citizen. He is going to participate in the Moskow conference as an unofficial observer.
b. Youth Parliament
At Fuerstenfeldbruck near Munich the American M.G. arranged an experiment to educate the younger generation after American methods. The winners of a writing competition on the subject: "The importance of Democracy in Germany" assembled in the City Hall.
For ane day they were allowed to take over public office in their rural district.
Colonel Steward presents certificates of honour:
Accompanied by the directors of the several offices the youngsters took over.
17-year-old Bernhard Megele, who wrote the best essay, at the desk of the Military Governor.
Miss "School Inspector" inspects the first class of the boy's school. The little "Burgomaster" puts on the burgomaster's chain and gets a survey of the joys and sorrows of a busy chief of a parish council.
An interesting day is over and the young notables go back to their every-day life, full of news and valuable impressions.
c. The President of Chile
In Santiago-de-Chile the house of the President is open once a week to everyone.
Since Gabriel Gonzales Videla became head of the state every citizen has been given the right to see the President personally, and to talk to him.
The visitors come from all classes and bring their personal wishes, sorrows and complaints. With absolute freedom they criticise the governmental establishments and suggest means of improvement.
By this means the President and his collegues have direct contact with the people. His public office-hours are an exemplary democratic arrangement which has gained great popularity.
The King of England opens Parliament
In Cape-Town the Parliament of the S.A. Union assembled in order to honour the King and Queen of England.
Thousands lined the streets when the royal guests passed through the guard of honour to go to the opening. The ceremonies are held in the same way as in England.
The Princesses participate, too.
After a short address in English and Afrikaan the King opens Parliament.
Hitherto the Parliament of South Africa was always opened by the representative of the King.
The personal appeareance of King Georg VI. at the Cape Town Parliament was therefore an important event in the history of the Empire.
a. Ping Pong
Munich was the scene of a Ping-Pong Tournament in which foreign champions participated.
Here the German champion Mauritz (dark shirt) playing against the Polish champion Bukief.
After an interesting game Bukief won by 3 : 2.
In the doubles Mauritz and Than of Munich played against Bukief.
Mauritz and Than won 3 : 2.
In the Berlin Palace of Variety the German Middleweight Champion Dietrich Hucks, Homberg, met Adolf Witt of Kiel for the second time.
Hucks, who hitherto knocked out all his challengers, from the start tried for a k.o. - but Witt remembers his last k.o. and keeps Hucks at arm's length.
The first four rounds are even - no former opponent of Hucks has ever reached the fifth round.
Among the spectators: Heinz Rühmann and Hertha Feiler.
Witt also survives the fifth round. But in the 6th he goes down. The referee counts, but at eight Witt gets up and goes on fighting.
In the seventh round Witt goes down twice. But suddenly Hucks is down. 3.000 sports-fans expect a sensation ... but Hucks is just resting.
The eighth and last round was even. One of the most dramatic fights in the German boxing ring ended as a draw.
Witt broke the winning record of the "White Bomber" - - who has always beaten his opponents.
This is the Bob-sled track at Lake Placid in the State of N.Y., where in 1932 the winter Olympic Games were held. The best bob-sled racers in America are here.
The track is one mile long - a little more than 1 and a-half Kilometers.
The competitors reach speeds of 90 Kilometers PH on the curving runway.
That looked bad, but there were little injuries.
The winner drove the whole course in one minute, that is almost 100 KPH.
06. One Hundred Years Ago:
The hundredth birthday of Thomas Alva Edison was the occasion of a memorial meeting at his house in West Orange, New Jersey, in which the widow of the great inventor participated.
After his death Edison's work room was left untouched. The clock over the fireplace stopped at the moment of his death.
Since that time the desk was put under seal and is now opened by his son, Charles Edison. Against all expectations, no scientific data was found. One of the last photographs of Edison, taken in 1931, some months before his death.
Edison gave to the world more than a thousand inventions, many of them of pioneering importance. He constructed the first Dynamo, invented in 1877 the Cylinder-Phonograph, the predecessor of the grammophone, and had a decisive part in the development of the sound-film.
One of his greatest inventions was the carbon bulb.
Thomas Edison's life work created many new industries.
07. The Ice Chains Broken ...
Thaw ... one word only and meaning so much for the winter's end, longed for everywhere. Now comes springtime with flowers and young animals.
The kids demonstrate that one can be a good mountaineer without experience. The young lion likes an easier life. He still drinks out of a bottle.
Young monkeys, too.
Mrs. Monkey suatches back the little runaway.
The polar bears take a walk. And now with a black lamb and a white hare:
A Toyous Easter!
Persons in the Film
Bukief ; Clay, Lucius D. ; Edison, Thomas Alva ; Elizabeth von England ; Feiler, Hertha ; Georg VI. von England ; Gilman ; MacNarney ; Megele, Bernhard ; Rühmann, Heinz ; Stassen, Harold ; Steward ; Videla, Gabriel Gonzales ; Hucks, Dietrich ; Mauritz ; Taluntwitz ; Than ; Witt, Adolf
Munich ; Berlin ; Lake Placid, United States ; Ruhr area ; Frankfurt ; Fürstenfeldbruck ; Kassel ; Garmisch-Partenkirchen ; Traunstein, Germany ; Weser area ; United States ; Cape Town ; Hesse ; Hanover ; Santiago ; Wesel
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