01 Bavaria: The first State search notices of the search for missing persons. People read the posters. Woman goes into place. Staff in the registration office at the sort of files. Woman with child, great. Young man, great. The Bavarian Interior Minister Joseph Seifried, large desk, gives an interview to the weekly news. Original sound. "What is considerably new the action?" "That the State she carries out, i.e., that all the available State funds and facilities can be used. Thus ensuring a completely unified and comprehensive implementation of the action is." "What is the action?" "First, the determination of the total number of all prisoners of war and missing persons. In Bavaria alone, this survey concerns estimated at around a million people, roughly 10% of the population." "Is it just a purely statistical calculation?" "No, this action should and will contribute to the repatriation of prisoners of war and the discovery of the missing will be accelerated. So the action will lead to re-unite the torn-apart families."
(49 m) 02-120th anniversary Ludwig van Beethoven's birthplace of Beethoven in Bonn, total. Visitors to the House. Bust of Beethoven with a wreath in the attic room. Living room of the family. Memorial room. Beethoven-image by Stieler. Picture of Countess Brunsvik, bust of Countess Guicciardi. Man pages in the original score of the Symphony No. 6, the pastoral. The notes. The wings of Beethoven's. Beethoven's last will shortly before his death. Beethoven Festival in Bonn. Performance of the Missa Solemnis in the St Elisabethkirche. Conductor, Orchestra and choir.
(60 m) 03 summer in the Bavarian country cows in the village. In Königssee, the cows on boats are brought to the crossing. Goats in the boat. Mountains in the mist. Cows, sheep and goats in the boat at the crossing. St. Bartholomä on the foot of the Watzmanngebirges. Cow and small goat. Cows at the Alpine lift. The Alp, total.
(38 m) 04. personalities of the day a. Vincent Auriol in festivities in honor of the Virgin of Orleans Auriol wreath at the monument lays down. The monument of the Virgin of Orleans, great.
(12 m) b. Winston Churchill receives military medal Paris: Winston Churchill receives the military Medal with yellow ribbon. Winston Churchill, great. Prime Minister Ramadier Churchill in the courtyard of the Invalides presented the award. Lady Churchill, half-close. Winston Churchill, great.
(13 m) c. Washington: State visit of Miguel Aleman Washington: State visit of the President of Mexico Miguel Aleman - Miguel Aleman go down stairs and is welcomed by Truman, half-close. Ride the motorcade in front of the Capitol. Handshake Truman - Alemán; half close. Miguel Aleman and Minister of Foreign Affairs Marshall at the grave of George Washington. Aleman lay down a wreath.
(21 m) d. 80th birthday of Queen Mary London: Mary, half-close. Review: Mary next to King George v in the State carriage. With King George v at the 25 year Government Jubilee, half-close. Mary, close-up.
No. 1 - food crisis (25 m) 5th problem loading in the port of goods. Sacks in the warehouse. Moving freight train. Imports from the United States. Bags on the crane. Potato bags are loaded in tension.
(30 m) 6th sports a. New Jersey: car race car on the track. Small car on the cement track. Total viewers. Curve. Cameraman is located on the belly with camera. Car drives into gang and turns. The final round. Nr. 2 goes as the winner by the target. Kriegsbeschädigter driver with a leg coming out of the car and gets crutch. Winner Bill Gentler, laughing.
(27 m) b. Hamburg: Alster run start the men. Change of different runners, half-close. HSV-runners on the track. Running on the HSV sports ground. Winner of the HSV with lilac bouquet. On the HSV sports field, total viewers.
(26 m) c. Kentucky Derby crowded parking lot, total. The horses are led. Prelude. Woman with large binoculars. Horse jumps from the start machine and discards tabs, total. Again captured the Pferdwird of other riders. Start. Fighter jet goes into the lead. The horses in the arc. The backstretch. Enema in the HomeStretch. Advancing phalanx. The numbers 11, 8 and 5 front. The number 11 fighter WINS (slow motion). The winning horse with wreath.
01. the first Government search in Bavaria has begun a comprehensive action for the determination of all prisoners of war and missing persons. The details are indicated in the official stops in town and country. In the logon points an index card is applied for any prisoners of war or missing in action of the previous armed forces and the civilian population. These cards are the basis for the search.
The other countries of the American zone of occupation will perform the same search soon.
The British zone, also wants to join.
The Bavarian Minister of the Interior, Joseph Seifried newsreel answered A few questions: 1 question: what is the essential new action?
Answer: "That the State performing... i.e., that all the State of available resources and facilities can be used. Thus ensuring a completely unified and comprehensive implementation of the action is."
2. Question: What is the action?
Answer: "First, the determination of the total number of all prisoners of war and missing persons. In Bavaria alone, this survey concerns estimated at around a million people, roughly 10% of the population."
3. question: Is the whole thing just a purely statistical calculation?
Answer: No. This action should and will contribute with, that accelerates the return of prisoners of war and the discovery of the missing persons. So the action will lead to re-unite the torn-apart families."
02. to the memory of Beethoven in this year, the world celebrates the 120th anniversary of death of Ludwig van Beethoven. The birthplace of Beethoven in Bonn on the Rhine survived the war without damage. Numerous visitors from all over the world ritual at this place which poses many personal memorabilia of Beethoven's.
In this attic, Beethoven was born.
Here the Living room of the family and the Memorial room. The most famous image of Beethoven by Stieler. Countess Brunsvik and Countess Guicciardi - both played a significant role in Beethoven's life.
The handwritten original score of the Symphony No. 6, the Beethoven in 1808 ended Pastorale.
The last wing of Beethoven's.
Due to his increasing deafness, Beethoven had strengthen the strings of the instrument.
And Beethoven's last wish - three days before his death posted here, with all the characteristics of the middle end.
Like every year, the city of Bonn of also This time held the Beethoven Festival to the memory of the great musical geniuses. Highlight was the performance of the Missa solemnis in the Saint Elisabeth Church.
03. summer in the Bavarian land every year when the summer begins, make the cows and goats in the Berchtesgaden country a sea voyage. It's like in a large seaport in Königssee. Piece by piece is loaded - with good coaxing, partly also emphatically. Then, the sailors in the noise-leather pants control the cargo across the Lake. It is the mighty East face of the Watzmann and St. Bartholomä at the end of the Königssee. The goal is reached. The Salett'l mountain is a low pasture where the cows stay A few time. After about a month the dairymaid driving on the high pasture.
If the Alpine lift starts, summer in the Bavarian countryside.
04. personalities of the day a. Auriol and Churchill the President of the French Republic, Auriol, attended participated, took place across France in honour of Joan of arc.
Wreath stoppages decided the official events.
In Paris, Winston Churchill received the highest military award, which has to forgive France for his contribution to the liberation of the country.
Prime Minister Ramadier - even a carrier of the order - the military Medal with yellow ribbon handed him in the courtyard of the domes of the disability.
Stormy, Churchill was celebrated by the Parisians.
b. Aleman in the U.S.A in Washington met the President of Mexico. Miguel Aleman, a a State visit.
President Truman welcomed his guest at the airfield. The American capital the head of State of friendly Mexico prepared a great reception.
Visit Alemán underlined the good neighbourly relations of the two countries.
In Mount Vernon, Aleman visited accompanied by Secretary of State Marshall the former House and the tomb of George Washington, the founder of the independence and the first President of the United States.
c. Queen Mary the Queen Mother of England quietly celebrated her 80th birthday.
Many years experienced it at the side of her deceased husband, of King George v, good and heavy days of welthistorischer importance.
Here - memories of the 25 anniversary of the Government. A decisive chapter in British history is connected with the name of the Queen Mary.
Today, the Queen Mother of all events takes most share. As a human being and as a great personality she enjoys the respect of the British people.
05. issue No. 1 issue No. 1, the food situation is still the heaviest of all German concerns. Time-sensitive circumstances exacerbate the situation. Malicious rumors put the aid of from abroad as trivia.
However, figures and facts speak for themselves. For example, 400,000 tons of food from America after Germany are introduced monthly at the time. Each second slice of bread of the normal consumer comes from imports from overseas. These imports are paid for by America and England. Imported except bread cereals have been and are continuously other essential goods from abroad.
Given the scope of the crisis can only partially remedy the Allied supplies. They can not resolve the crisis, but they help millions of Germans to survive the time of need.
06. sports: a. car race the first American automobile race in New Jersey found Instead of. 25 competitors disputed this "Derby of the small car" on a cement track.
In the hundred kilometre pace it goes the rounds.
The cameraman is in wait - and -core shot for the weekly news.
And now the final round. No. 2 is as winner by the target.
The winner was Bill Gentler.
Although he is kriegsversehrt, he will be the most difficult race and WINS even.
b. Alster run home to Hamburg's oldest and largest relay race. Over 3,500 runners took part in this year's running of the Alster, including teams from Oberhausen and Kiel. in 1909, this traditional "Round the Alster" race for the first time was gone.
The 8-kilometre route is divided into sections by 250 to 800 meters. A total 17 runners run by each team.
Winner was the Hamburger Sportverein, who thus won the Senate Prize for the 13th time and fortified its supremacy in athletics.
c. Kentucky Derby for the 73rd time was run in Kentucky the big Derby. 2 generations of America's greatest racecraft event.
Prelude of the horses. No. 8 - the favorite phalanx. Before starting a small sensation.
A horse pulls off his rider and jumps from the starting machine.
The horse is caught and brought back. 13 horses going into the race.
The horse no. 11 - aptly named "Jet fighter" shoots to the top. The favorite phalanx is in last place.
In the backstretch, Phalanx is gaining ground. But still leads jet fighter.
Running in the home straight. First still - jet fighter. However, meter by meter phalanx gaining ground. Venturing a third horse - dense the horses happen no. 5 the goal. No one can decide who won.
No - till on the slow-motion camera.
The slow motion recording shows that no. 11 - jet fighter - a nose length lead through the target.
For the lucky owners of jet fighters, this nose - meant 92,000 dollars, the price for the victory in the Kentucky Derby.
01. The First Public Search Operation:
An all round operation about POWs and missing persons has started in Bavaria. Particulars can be obtained from official posters in town and country. The Offices for registration make a card index of the POWs or missing persons who were in the former Wehrmacht. These cards are used for search operations. In the near future the other divisions of the US Zone and the British Zone will join the same Operation.
Joseph Seifried, Bavarian Minister of the Interior, answeres some questions for the Newsreel:
1st question: What is new about this operation?
Answer: "The State is in charge; that means that all facilities and establishments of the State can be used to carry it through. This means that authority is given for an entirely uniform and extensive process."
2nd question: What is the aim of the operation?
Answer: "First, to find out the total number of POWs and missing persons. In Bavaria alone this inquiry concerns about one million people, that is 10 % of the population."
3rd Question: Is this only a Statistical inquiry?
Answer: "No, this operation shall and will help accelerate the return of POWs and the finding of missing persons. This operation should result in bringing families together again.
02. In Memory of Beethoven
This year the world celebrated the 120th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's death. His birth-place in Bonn o/Rhine survived the war undamaged. Many visitors from all countries come to this place, which houses many personal belongings of Beethoven.
In this room Beethoven was born.
The living room of the family, and the memorial room. The famous Beethoven portrait by Stieler.
Countess Brunswick and Countess Guicciardi - both played important roles in Beethoven's life.
The original manuscript of the 6th Symphony, the Pastorale, which Beethoven finished in 1808.
Beethoven's last piano.
Because of his increasing deafness Beethoven had the strings of the instrument intensified.
And here Beethoven's last will - written three days before his death, showing signs of his approaching end.
Every year the city of Bonn holds the Beethoven Festival in memory of the great musical genius. Highlight is the performance of the "Missa Solemnis" in St. Elizabeth' Church.
03. Summer in Bavaria
Every year, when summer comes, the cows and goats in the Berchtesgaden district take a boat-ride. Then the town of Königssee becomes a little harbor. Head after head of cattle is taken on board. Then the seamen in their leather shorts steer the freight across the lake. They pass the mighty east wall of the Watzmann Mountain and the chapel of St. Bartolomae, and arrive at the end of the lake. Here they disembark. On the Salett Alps the cows stay for a little while. After a month the dairymaids bring them to the higher levels. When the mountain drive begins, summer has come in Bavaria.
04. Personalities of the Day:
a. Auriol and Churchill
The President of the French Republic, M. Auriol, took part in the ceremonies held in honour of the Maid of Orleans.
Placing the wreaths brought the official ceremony to a close. In Paris Winston Churchill received the highest military honour France can give, for his services in the liberation of the country. Prime Minister Ramadier - who himself posesses the order - gives him the Military Medal at the Yellow Tape in the Court-yard of the Invalides. Churchill was greeted with cheers by the Parisians.
b. Aleman in the U.S.A
Miguel Aleman, President of Mexico, arrived in Washington to pay a State visit.
President Truman receives the guest at the airfield.
The American Capital prepared a gorgeous reception for the head of the Mexican Republic.
The visit of Aleman showed the good will between both countries. In Mount Vernon, accompanied by Secretary of State Marshall, Aleman saw the former home and the tomb of George Washington, who lead the war for independence, and became the first President of the U.S.A.
c. Queen Mary
The mother of the King of England quistly celebrated her 80th birth-day. For many years she resigned with her late husband, King George V., and lived through the good and bad days of world-historical importance.
Here are pictures of the 25th anniversary. Queen Mary's name lives in many chanters of British history. To-day, she still is highly interested in events of the day. The British people love her as a great woman and a great Personality.
05. Problem No. 1
The food Situation is still the toughest problem of all Germany's troubles. To-day the condition approaches a crisis. Underhand malicious rumours have been spead that the help from abroad is trifling.
But figures and facts speak for themselves. For instance, at least 400.000 tons of food are imported from America to Germany every month. Every second piece of bread eaten by the normal consumer is imported and paid for by America and Britain.
Beside bread, other vital food-stuffs are brought in.
Here are recorded the shipping and unloading at the Entry ports. Owing to the magnitude of the crisis, the Allied deliveries can only solve part of the problem. They cannot abolish the crisis but they are helping millions of Germans live through this perilous time.
The first big American motor race was held in New Jersey. 25 compitiors take part in this "Small Car Derby."
They take the curves at 100 kilometers p.h.
The cameraman is on the ball - and there! - a flash for the newsreel And now the finish. No. 2 passes the tape and wins.
Bill Gentler is the winner's name, and though he is disabled, he takes part in the toughest races, and often wins.
b. Alster Run
The start of Hamburg's greatest and oldest relay race.
More than 3.500 athletes take part in this Alster race, among them teams from Oberhausen and Kiel.
In 1909 this traditional race - "Around the Alster River" - was held for the first time.
The 8 kilometers track is divided into 250 to 800 meter sections. Each team has 17 runners.
Winner is the Hamburg Sport Club gaining the prize for the 13th time.
c. Kentucky Derby
For the 73rd time Kentucky is the scene of the great Derby which is held each year. This is America's greatest racing event. Arrival of the horses. No. 8 the favourite, Phalanx.
Just before the start a thrilling incident: No, 12 drops his man and Jumps through the starting machine.
The horse is caught and brought back. 13 horses started in the race.
No. 11 Jet Fighter, darts to the lead. Favourite Phalanx is last. In the straight Phalanx gains - Jet Fighter is still leading. Entering the final stretch Jet Fighter leads. Phalanx gains more and more, and so does a third horse, No. 5. Close together they pass the winning pole. Nobody can decide which one is the winner. Nobody - but the slow motion camera, which records that No 11, Jet Fighter, was first by a nose.
For the happy owner Jet Fighter's nose means 92.000 Dollars, the big prize of the Kentucky Derby.
Persons in the Film
Aleman, Miguel ; Auriol, Vincent ; Beethoven van, Ludwig ; Churchill, Winston ; Georg V. von England ; Marshall, George ; Mary von England ; Ramadier ; Seifried, Joseph ; Truman, Harry
Hamburg ; Kentucky ; New Jersey ; Bonn ; France ; Stuttgart ; Munich ; London ; Bavaria ; Paris ; Washington ; King Lake
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