1 Bremen: An anniversary of cotton cotton is loaded at the port in bales. Men take samples of the bales of cotton. The cotton Exchange in Bremen, outside and inside. Men check the quality of the cotton. The Bremen arms, large, carved in stone. Meeting in the Town Hall, on the occasion of the 75 year anniversary of the cotton Exchange. Colonel doll speaks as a representative of the military Government, half-close. Meeting participant clapping.
(35 m) 2 updates in the near future as New York: 2nd General Assembly of United Nations Paul Henry Spaak behind shield Belgium. Sign India. Photographers with Flash light. Wyschinsky, great. Gromyko speaking as Chairman of the Assembly, totally. Topics: Greece, Egypt, Palestine, Indonesia. Secretary of State Marshall at the lectern, close to half (talking about veto restrictions of the five major powers). Pan across the Convention Hall.
(23 m) b. Berlin: first German writers Congress sign in house German writers Congress. Meeting/banquet facilities. The American journalist Lasky talks, half close, about "The independence of the American writer". Erich Weinert at the lectern, half-close. Hermann Ould, Chairman of the pen Club, is interviewed. When leaving the House the writers Anna Seghers and Ricarda HUCH.
New York (28 m) c.: funeral La Guardia St. John Cathedral. Mourners pass by the coffin. Aerial view of New York. Embrace La Guardia and de Gaulle. La Guardia is appointed Director of UNRRA. It goes with Texas Hat out of the car, great. La Guardia with flowers, large, goes into his house, total, on the desk in front of globe, great.
(22 m) 03. The tallest building of in Germany - Munich Haus on the Zugspitze massif of the Zugspitze. The Zugspitze railway station and off train. The Schneefernerhaus, total. Boy on the Schneefernerhaus, total. Boy on the snow Ferner glacier. Jackdaw. Maglev train. Drive to the Summit. The Münchner Haus at the Summit. Weather map. Climbers on the Münchner Haus. Painting of the House 50 years ago. The House today.
(50 m) 4th London streiflichter celebrating the 6th anniversary of the termination of the victorious battle of Britain. Flag goes up on the mast. Plane parade. The Tower Bridge. The tower. The Picadilly circus with traffic. Winston Churchill with cigar when you visit the Zoo, great. He fondles and feeds a white kangaroo. Westminster with Big Ben. Clement Attlee before Downing Street of 10 Ernest Bevin on arrival, half-close. Door Downing Street 10 snake of people from shops. Crowded subway and train. Motorcycle riders in the terrain as a protest against the almost total closure of the vehicles because of fuel shortages. Parking motorcycles. Football arsenal against Sunderland. Football audience crowded stands, total.
Customs barrier is lowered (72 m) 5th smuggler at the border. Customs officials inspected trucks. Limit through a village, left side of the road Dutch area, right side of Germany. Border fortifications. Zachariah goes through forest. Young smugglers run across field, total. British sign frontier control. Children will be dissipated and rise in police car. Smugglers will be in the forest. Seized crates are stacked.
(62 m) times unlike a. 06. sport water polo with fire hoses monks with fire hoses drive water ball over goal line. Clapping audience.
(19 m) b. Irish football in New York City, two teams play football, in which everything is permitted: Handstand, hold, etc. (27 m) c. Florida: water water skier ski on one ski backwards, big. Four men behind the boat. Man goes without skis on the soles of the feet.
1 Bremen: An anniversary of cotton In the port of Bremen cotton shipments arrive regularly from overseas. 60% of imported raw cotton are running again after successfully processing: 40% come the Germans benefit, first of all the industries that need it most.
Immediately after unloading of vessels, samples are taken the bales which are intended for the cotton Exchange.
Here are so-called classifier in the work. Determine the quality by tact requires high expertise and years of experience. Color, dust content and length of fiber to determine the price range.
The cotton trade in Bremen ordered 75 years now. He was always with the main basis for the economic life of the city and was formerly one third of the total imports.
On the occasion of the 75. Anniversary of the Bremen cotton exchange a festive meeting took Instead of in the Town Hall, where Colonel doll conveyed the wishes and greetings of the military Government 400 representatives of the cotton trade.
02. updates soon: a. UN at the second General Assembly of the United Nations in New York are the 57 Member States of the UN dully represented.
Requests, suggestions, and problems of far-reaching importance are on the agenda.
Before the Security Council, which for this session day the Soviet delegate Gromyko chaired, the events at the various balance centers of the world come to the language. -Greece, Palestine, Egypt and Indonesia are in the focus of international politics.
Secretary of State Marshall presented a 7-point programme of the General Assembly - to restrict the right of veto of the five great powers.
The Conference will have to deal again with a whole series of basic art topics for negotiation.
(b). Writers Congress in Berlin the German authors Association organized the first free Congress of German writer after the war. The meeting was attended by 300 authors from all zones, as well as numerous guests from abroad.
The present tasks of the writer were treated in detailed presentations. So said the American journalist Lasky "The independence of the American writer". Erich Weinert treated the problem of timely seal. It came during the meeting to lively debates between representatives of the various political and cultural worldviews.
Hermann Ould, Chairman of the international organization of the pen Club, is interviewed by the radio.
Among the German participants: The writer Anna Seghers and the aged poet Ricarda HUCH.
c. La Guardia died New York took leave from La Guardia. At the funeral in St John Cathedral 50,000 people marched past his coffin.
La Guardia was one of the most striking personalities of American politics of in recent decades. As Mayor of New York, the small movable man thanks to his energy, integrity and originality was a world-renowned figure. He reached the peak of his career with his appointment as Director-General of UNRRA. In this capacity, he travelled to the troubled countries of the Earth, and came to Germany to visit.
The General Assembly of the United Nations honoured his memory as an advocate of democracy. He became at the age of 64.
03. the tallest building of in Germany drives the Zugspitze railway at a speed of 100 minutes duration on Germany's highest mountain, and to Germany's highest House, the Munich departure for a birthday in the cloud amount of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
The train with gear fuse runs from Grainau. Every year, over 100,000 passengers use this line. Station embossed Habib with view to the Eibsee.
The track ends at a height of 2600 m to the Schneeferner glacier House. The Schneeferner glacier has a shrinkage of 5 m depth by the heat and drought this year.
Now to the Summit with the suspended cable car.
The Munich House in 2964 meters. It was built 50 years ago by the then German Austrian Alpine Club as accommodation hut. At that time was still no train. Each piece of construction material should be worn up. A weather station with Observatory was later built. Members of the Alpine Club section of Munich are increased through the Höllental on the Zugspitze, to visit an anniversary Munich Haus. It looked 50 years ago - and thus today.
Fernblick - in the background a forest fire in the Stubaigebirge.
Germany's highest House celebrates its 50th anniversary in silence and solitude of the Summit.
04. London streiflichter these days, London celebrated the sixth anniversary of the victorious end of the battle of Britain. The English fighter ace defeated in number and equipment in 1941 finally stopped the offensive of the German air force. The anniversary is celebrated with a plane parade on the ground and in the air.
Meanwhile, life in London goes on.
The tower still stand bridge and Tower as monuments of historic size.
In the heart of London at Picadilly circus, the traffic flows.
Here, the business and social life in London focuses, here the global air of Empire blows.
A short detour to the Zoo you can see Winston Churchill privately: he attends a white Kangaroo, which the Australian Government gave him a gift.
Westminster was damaged by exposure to war - now the seat of Government has been restored.
Big Ben - the Tower of Westminster heralds still booming chimes the hour.
A Government consultation into Downing Street 10, the seat of the English Prime Minister Attlee. England's Foreign Secretary Bevin arrives - and the man who now stands on verantwortungsvollstem post: Sir Stafford Cripps - he has the task of completing the new English program of restrictions and emergency measures.
England's Government has worried, and also London knows the snake standing in front of the shops and the frightening abundance in the transport - England -.
From 1 October, there were new drastic restrictions - including many motorcyclists used almost total closure of the passenger cars and motorcycles in England the last few days of fuel freedom to an exit and a protest against the closure of their vehicles.
Without substantial restrictions but remains the traditional sports operation. Football games, such as that of the famous London Club arsenal against Sunderland see record amounts of enthusiastic spectators.
So switch lights and shadows: London lives in time of crisis of the post-war years, the existence of a European metropolis of today.
05. Smugglers on the three-country corner the revival of trade brings an increased border traffic with it. And with this increased limit operating steadily also - smuggling! Check the foreign and German officials on the border of West schärfstens papers and articles. Because there are A lot of enticing opportunity for the illegal import and export in cluttered terrain on the border.
Here the three countries corner, where adjacent Germany, Holland and Belgium.
In many cases the limit through the village passes. The left part of this city is Dutch, the right English. Beyond the fence, André world is...
The boundary zone is a restricted area that can be accessed only with special ID.
Da - juvenile smugglers on Dutch territory! At the risk of life, they hunt quickly and secretly over the forbidden land. You'll get smuggling on a small scale. By the Dutch border guards, they are delivered to the German border police. Parents often instigate their children to this smuggling corridors. Female officers are involved in the inspection service.
Fight especially the big smugglers who move the tight German assets against food abroad. Here, a gang will be surprised, who works in the great. Four hundredweight are sure [...] coffee big money and prison sentences have to [...].
In Aachen, Germany, [...] large impact managed the customs! 5 million for the S [...] certain cigarettes were seized.
Day and night watching the border police in the fight against smuggling.
06. sports - different time today a small visit to the rare Cabinet of sport times. The monks of a Polish monastery invented water polo without player - this, original version. You have to do A lot with hoses and water to firefighters of their monastery. And so they consider this new sport at the same time practical exercise in the objectives with the hose. Instead of fire, a ball is the object that fights - or rather is fought over. It is to bring the ball across the opposing goal line. And here has made it a party! Really - here it's nippy! Here rather heated... This ball games - Irish football is called a mixture of football, Rugby and handball. Each player can do with the ball, what he wants. Some players do what they To want also with the opponent. It is to bring the ball between the goal posts, what is assessed with three points. A shot over the bar, scores a point. This game is a championship in front of 35,000 spectators in New York City. Irish football is gaining more and more followers.
And now a cross-country skiing. Times different – namely on the water. In Florida, to train it in groups or alone. Here, the only woman in the world, the acrobatic water skiing shows. To use recently short skis - and even along a ski. And now: water ski without skis. The soles of the feet to replace the boards - a more than kitzliche thing. In any case, however: Different time!
In Bremen harbour cotton imports arrive from overseas. 60% of this raw cotton is exported again after being manufactured; 40% can be used in Germany, first in the industries which need it most. After the bales have left the ships tests are taken for the auction. Here, the "classifiers" are busy deciding the quality of the cotton - a job which requires skill and long experience. Colour, dust and the single fibres are tested for pricing. The cotton market in Bremen has existed for 75 years - and has always been the most important economic basis for Bremen. On the 75th jubilee of Bremen's cotton market a feast was held in the City Hall, and Col. Doll brought the good wishes and regards of Military Government.
02. Actualities in Brief
a. United Nations
At the second general UN meeting in New York all 57 member-states are represented. The Programme records appeals, suggestions and Problems of international importance. The Security Council is this day presided over by USSR delegate Gromyko. The actions of the different centres of agitation are discussed. Greece, Palestine, Egypt, Indonesia are the focal points of world interest. Secretary of State Marshall presented a 7-point-programm to confine the veto-rights of the Big 5.
b. Writer's Congress, Berlin
Berlin was the scene of the first free postwar congress of German authors. 300 writers from all Zones as well as many guests from abroad participated. Detailed reports dealt with the present tasks of the authors. The American journalist Lasky spoke about "The independence of the American authors". Erich Weinert treated the problems of poetry. There were vivid explanations by the representatives of different political and cultural world opinions, Herman Ould, chairman of the international PEN Club, has a Radio interview. Among the German representatives: the writer Anna Seghers and the aged poet Ricarda Huch.
c. La Guardia +
New York pays its last [...] to La Guardia. 50.000 people filed past his coffin in St. John's Cathedral. La Guardia was one of America's most popular personalities during the last decades. Owing to his energy, honesty and originality the little, active man became a world-known figure when he was Mayor of New York. The climax of his career was his appointment as General Director of UNRRA. In this capacity he traveled through the suffering countries of the world and also visited Germany. The UN General Assembly praised his memory as a fighter for democracy. He was 64 years old.
The "Zugspitz" train leaves Garmish for a 100-minute drive to Germany's highest mountain and Germany's highest house, the "Münchener House." From Grainau onwards the train is secured by barred wheels. More than 100.000 travellers use this train each year. Riffelriss Station with a view of Eibsee. The train ends at "Schneeferner" House, altitude 2,600 meters. Schneeferner glasier became 5 meters deeper in this year's drought. Now the peak is reached by suspension railway. The "Münchener House" in 2964 meters high. It was built 50 years ago by the former German-Austrian Alpine Club. In those times there was no train and all building material had to be carried up the mountain. The meteorological Station was built a little later. Members of the Alpine Club Section-Munich climbed up the Zugspitze through the "Höllen-valley" to pay a jubilee visit to "Munich-House". It was like this 50 years ago - - and this is how it looks to-day. In the background a forest is burning in the Stubai mountains. Germany's highest house celebrates its 50th anniversary.
04. News Flashes from London:
Recently London celebrated the victorious end of the air-battle over, England. The British fighters, though smaller in number and less equipped than the Germans, stopped the attacks of the German Luftwaffe for good. The anniversary is held by an aeroplane parade on the ground and in the air. Meanwhile life in London goes on. Tower Bridge and the Tower are still landmarks of history. Traffic pours through the heart of London, at Picadilly Circus. Here, London's business and social life is concentrated, and here is the world-wide air of Empire. Winston Churchill is met on a visit to the Zoo: here he is together with a kangoroo which was presented to him by Australia. Westminster was damaged during the war - - now the seat of the Government is repaired. Big Ben, in the tower of Westminster, still rings the hours. At 10 Downing Street, Prime Minister Attlee's office, a session is held. Foreign Minister Bevin arrives - - and with him the man who present has the most responsible task: Sir Stafford Cripps - - he is in charge of carrying out the new British programme of economy and measures of emergence. England's Government has troubles, and London, too, - - like the whole of England - - knows the queues and the jamming of traffic, Beginning October 1, there were new restrictions in England. One of them is the almost total stoppage of civilian motorcars.
04. New Flashes from London:
Many byciclists use the last days of their gasoline-liberty to Protest against the restriction of their vehicles. But there is still the traditional sport. Football matches, like the one between of the famous London Arsenal Club and Sunderland, still have a record number of fans. Thus light and shadows change: London lives through the crisis of post-war years, the fate of a European metropolis of today.
05. Smugglers at "Dreiländer-Eck"
The revival of trade increased traffic over the borders - - and with that also - - smuggling! Foreign and German officers strictly control the passes and goods taken over the Western border. There are many chances for illegal import and export at the not-easily guarded border territory. Often the border goes right through places. The left part of the town is Dutch, the right part is German. Beyond the fence begins another world ... The border Zone is off-limits and may only be entered with a special pass. There - - teen-aged smugglers in Dutch territory! Risking life they run through the restricted land. They are turned over to the German border police by the Dutch guards. Often parents induce their children to smuggle. Female officers, too, are engaged in the control service. Above all the big-time smugglers are watched who wangle scarce German goods for foreign cigarettes, etc. Here a gang is arrested and four hundredweight of coffee confiscated. The smugglers will be punished by high financiel fines and imprisonment. In Aachen another big blow was dealt by the Customs police: 5 million black market cigarettes were confiscated. Day and night the policeman are on the Job against smuggling.
Waterball without players - - this original play was invented by the monks of a Polish monastery. They are their own firemen and know how to handle a hose and water when playing their game.
They practically train to aim with a hose. A ball is the object in question and the team which plays the ball over the line of the opponents wins. Another ball game is Irish Football: a mixture of football, rugby and handball. They can do what they like with the ball - some players also do what they like with their opponents. The ball has to be put between the goal posts - - that scores 3 pointn[...]
A kick over the pole brings 1 point. This match was held in New York before 35.000 fans. And now skiing - - on the water. In Florida, the only woman in the world who displays skiing acrobatic on the water. Recently very small skis are used. You can also ride on one ski only! And without skis, too - - a ticklish thing to do.
Persons in the Film
Attlee, Clement ; Bevin, Ernest ; Churchill, Winston ; Cripps, Stafford ; Doll ; Gaulle de, Charles ; Gromyko, Andrej ; Huch, Ricarda ; Laguardia ; Lasky ; Marshall, George ; Ould, Hermann ; Seghers, Anna ; Spaak, Paul Henry ; Weinert, Erich ; Wyschinsky
Munich ; London ; New York ; Poland ; Florida ; Bremen ; Zugspitze ; Garmisch-Partenkirchen ; Dreiländereck ; Alps ; La Guardia ; Berlin ; Shanghai
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Demonstrations ; Railways ; Misery ; cameramen, cameramen ; Children ; Emblems ; Energy, energy supply ; Flags ; Football ; Parades ; Shipping ; Sports details, fouls ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Cities ; Animals (except dogs) ; Deaths, funerals ; UN ; Buildings ; automotive engineering, automotive ; Cultural events ; Landscapes ; Meteorology ; water polo ; water skiing ; Surfing ; Economy ; Customs ; Zoo, Wildlife Park ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Gypsy ; Crew ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; Japan ; aftermath of war
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