01 Gandhi's last way masses of Indians. Gandhi laid out. The stretcher is carried by the crowd and pelted with flowers. Burning the remains on rough-Hew. Lord Mountbatten with wife and daughter on the ground sitting among the mourners. Weeping women. The site of the assassination of Gandhi, fenced, surrounded by people, is a place of pilgrimage. Indians in the prayer. Mass of Indians bowing kneeling in prayer.
(50 m) 02 Gelsenkirchen: refugees help the economy of refugee homes. On Employment Office form is filled out for work use. Men and women at the glass blowing. Potter on Potter's wheel. Man in the forms of Cup. Ware in the kiln. Branded Dinnerware. Men and women in the radio production. Man feeds Coypu in cages. Big Beaver, nutria. Men and women in production of ready-to-wear clothing. Cropping the man. Woman sewing machine. Try on doll.
(55 m) 03 updates in the near future a. Philadelphia: Eisenhower's resignation as Chief of staff of the U.S. Army Eisenhower sitting in an open car and waving, big. Eisenhower enters the Franklin Institute and speaks for the implementation of the Marshall plan, half-close.
(13 m) b. London: return Churchill from a holiday in North Africa aircraft rolls out. Lady Churchill raises from aircraft and aircraft stairs down, half-close. Behind her, Churchill comes off the plane. Churchill is welcomed by his grandson, half-close. Churchill, half-close. Churchill climb car.
(13 m) c. Berlin and United States: "March of Dimes" - fight against polio the Titania Palast in Berlin from the outside. Tram passes. Children push the idea of a film about the life of Roosevelt. Children in cinema, total. In the United States, people donate coins for the fight against polio. Boy runs with Rails on both legs on President Truman to visiting, great. The boy, who was cured of polio, beckons.
(28 m) 04. Farewell to Karl Valentin cemetery Chapel. Coffin is carried. Mourners at the grave. Lisl Karstadt's grave. Review: Appearance of Karl Valentin's. People clap. Valentine speaks, o-ton: "time, gentlemen. He brings me only the keys of the violin case. He's coming. He will come Right away." Karl Valentin waits and don't know where to stay with his hands. Lisl Karstadt, great. Valentine speaks, o-ton: "Since I got in the crowd, because they have stolen almost my gold watch". Lisl Karstadt: "Really?" Valentine: "almost." Lisl Karstadt: "the beautiful gold watch? I'm sorry but, because they are scared but, what?" Valentine: "you can imagine that, well I at home left it on the day."
(51 m) 5th St. Moritz: highlights of the Winter Olympics of St. Moritz, totally. Opening ceremony with the arrival of the teams. The teams from Canada and France. The Olympic flag is raised. The Swiss ice hockey player Bibi Torriani speaks the oath. The Olympic flame in Bowl. Eisschnellkunstlauf: Starter is launching pad. Figure skaters at the 500 m track. Norway's Helgesen WINS. Helgesen after the run, great. He is embraced. Downhill men: start and run. Several runners fall. The winner run Oreiller, France. Run through the goal. Henri Oreiller skis, half-close. Slalom men: runner on the slope and run through the goal. It wins pure age, Switzerland, before Couttet, France. Both runners, half-close. Skating men: Richard button, United States, running his free skate and win the gold medal. Audience clapping. Richard button, big. Figure skating women: free skate the gold medallist Barbara Ann Scott, Canada. Figure skating pairs: freestyle by Micheline Lanney and Pierre Baugnie, Belgium (gold medal). Bobsledding: Start. Bob in the curve. In the four-man United States WINS, in the two-woman bobsleigh, the Switzerland receives the gold and silver medals. Ice Hockey: Canada against the Czech Republic. Canada wins ahead of the Czech Republic and of Switzerland. The Olympic flame, big.
01 Gandhi's last way the funeral ceremony for Mahatma Gandhi turned out to be an event of simple dignity and more insistent size. 700,000 people of all races, box and creeds gave the large dead the last escort. His grave with flowers and rose petals was showered on the way to the incineration plant. Also the untouchables, the pariahs, for which Gandhi had campaigned throughout his life, took part in the procession.
Six hours moved the train to the banks of the Jamuna River. Here, Gandhi's remains were handed over the flame.
The British Governor General Viscount Mountbatten was present with his wife and daughter and according to country custom among the mourners.
The devout crowd accompanied the solemn ceremony with the reputation of "Mahatma Gandhi is immortal".
The place where Gandhi was assassinated forever remains a place of pilgrimage. Mahatma Gandhi was an apostle of tolerance, non-violence and faith in the midst of a unruhvollen world. The power of his spirit was the most powerful weapon of peace. His ashes handed over the waters of the Holy rivers of India's tausendjährigem rite.
02. refugees still help the economy the refugee problem is one of the central concerns of countries and agencies. It applies to incorporate valuable unused workers in the labor force. The city of Gelsenkirchen's new ways. In a joint work of the municipality, a plan was designed after the refugees in their learned trades and professions will be busy again.
Often that means here at the glass blowing, the establishment of an of the industry new in this area.
In addition to the glass-blowers were also pottery from the East; the learned specialists now take the new production - unskilled personnel in the refugee camps are taught. As new industries, which were hardly represented in Western of Germany resulting in the coal city of Gelsenkirchen: here pictures of the series production of high-quality radios. All kind of accessories is even being made.
The refugees were also a nutria farm. It manufactures the furs in our own workshops.
Also the Assembly has its place in this new building as imported commercial.
An invention from refugee backgrounds: with this apparatus can be cut to fabric to suit parts at the same time 50 layers.
The spacious plan of the city of Gelsenkirchen helps refugees and enriched the West German economy to new valuable industries at the same time.
03. news in brief General Eisenhower, United States in Philadelphia General Eisenhower before his resignation as Chief of general staff of the U.S. Army at an official event of the Franklin Institute participated. The General spoke A lot attention, in which he vigorously campaigned for the implementation of the Marshall plan on this occasion.
Eisenhower takes over the post of the President of Columbia University in New York.
returned from a monthlong vacation in North Africa to London b. Churchill Winston Churchill. At the airfield, he is greeted by his little grandson.
The now 73-year-old statesman had used his vacation to work on his memoirs.
Meanwhile, Churchill gave an important speech before the House of Commons.
c. March of Dimes Berlin schoolchildren saw in the Titania Palace a documentary film about the life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the late President of the United States.
This was the action carried out in the American occupied territory on spinal polio.
Roosevelt was attacked in the best age of man by this dangerous disease. The proceeds of the screenings is to support German victims.
Regularly similar campaigns to combat spinal polio are carried out across America.
The large-scale action is over there called "March of Dimes", 'The March of the 10 cent pieces'.
The little 4-year-old Terry, who has survived the disease, appears on many billboards across the country.
Here, he visited President Truman.
Terry has become throughout the living proof, that timely measures can save a sick person from imprisonment infirmity.
04th farewell to Karl Valentin of the great folk comedian Karl Valentin died at the age of 66. His burial took place Instead of on Ash Wednesday in München Planegg.
At his grave, Lisl Karlstadt takes farewell of her longtime partner.
Karl Valentin was one of the great comedian gender of the Grantigen and the owls. Already its appearance attracted the first laugh. Original sound and then the battle of spindly Unikums with the own clumsiness with the fate, began or, most commonly, with the problem of the object. He was a Don Quixote of the stage and Lisl Karlstadt - usually with a beard and pants - his faithful companion in a thousand grotesque adventures. Valentine's is dead, but the Valentinade has remained: the legacy of a great fun-maker.
05. St. Moritz: highlight of the Winter Olympics after 12 break again lit the Olympic flame - the youth of the world to friedlich-sporting competition met for the first time since 1936. The v Olympic Winter Games in St. Moritz brought the start of the Olympic year 1948 - a ten-day performance test on all areas of winter sports. 28 Nations took part with 900 athletes at the games, which were opened at the ice stadium of St. Moritz.
The Swiss ice hockey Bibi Torriani makes the Olympic oath for all Nations. One of the highlights of the games was the speed skating 500 m. The Norwegians were the winners in Helgesen. In 43.1 seconds, he ran the single Olympic record of the games. The downhill race of the men brought great achievements and dramatic incidents. The route with 3,500 metres in length and 900 meters height difference was Very much quickly. They reached speeds up to 90 km. Many promising candidates came from falling to the chance of winning.
And here of the winner: Frenchman Oreiller - he won the gold medal. Oreiller in the Alpine combined and a bronze medal in the slalom event won a further gold medal - thus, Henry Oreiller is the most successful participants of the games.
Also in the slalom, which led to a steep slope through 45 gates, the Central Europeans were traded.
It won the Swiss clean age Couttet, France, and Oreiller. Among women, the American victory was Gretchen Frazer the big sensation of the games. A new star in the sky of winter sports is the 18 year old American Richard button. His routine shows a fantastic combination of difficult jumps and whirling pirouettes. Button dethroned previous champion Gerschwiler, Switzerland. Women dominated the Canadian world champion Barbara Ann Scott. Her spirited style and her lovely appearance made them the uncrowned Queen of the Winter Olympics.
In pair skating, the Belgians Micheline Lanney and Pierre Baugnie took first place.
The bobsleigh was a duel between the Switzerland and America. In the four-Bob America ranked first, while the Switzerland in the two-Bob won the gold and the silver medal.
Highlights of the games were also the gathering in ice hockey. Harsh but fair fights, Canada and Czechoslovakia eventually came to the same score. The better goal difference brought the Canadians gold medal - the Switzerland was third. Thus ended ten Olympic days under the Sun of St. Moritz.
05. St. Moritz:
Highlights of the Winter Olympic Games
After 12 years the Olympic flame burns again for the opening of the 5th Olympic Winter Competition in St. Moritz. 28 nations and 900 athletes will compete. The Swiss ice hockey player Bibi Torriani swears the Olympic oath for all nations. The race over 500 meters was one of the highlights and the Norwegian Helgesen won with 43,1 seconds, the only Olympic record of this year. It was a rough distance over 3,500 meters for the skiers who reached a speed up to 90 kilometers, and many crash landings eliminated competitors. Here is the winner of the Gold Medal, the Frenchman Oreiller. He won another medal for the Alpine combination and a bronze medal for slalom.
The slalom had 45 goals. The Swiss Reinalter won, second was Couttet, France and Oreiller. The victory of the American woman Gretchen Frazer was the sensation of the games. A new ice star is 18-year-old Richard Button, USA, who with his extraordinary skill dethroned the present world champion Gerschwiler, Switzerland. The Canadian world champion Barbara Ann Scott was the Queen of the Olympic Games. In couple-skating the Belgians Micheline Lanney and Pierre Baugniet were first.
Bob-sledding became a duel between Switzerland and USA. In 4-men bob America won the first prize while Switzerland won the gold and silver medals in 2-men bob.
Fine matches were seen in ice hockey. Canada and C.S.R. finally scored the same number of points - - as Canada recorded more goals it was given the gold medal - - third was Switzerland. This was the conclusion of 10 Olympic days at St. Moritz.
01. Gandhi's Last Journey
700.000 people of all races and beliefs paid their last tribute to the great Mahatma Gandhi. On the way to the place of his cremation he was covered with flowers and rose leaves. The Parias, for whom Gandhi had fought all his life, also participated. For 6 hours the procession made its way to the Jumna River, where Gandhi's body was burned. The British Governor-General Viscount Mountbatten with his wife and daughter were among the mourning people. The crowd shouted: "Mahatma Gandhi is immortal." The spot where he was assassinated will be a place of pilgrimage. After a 1,000-year-old custom Gandhi's ashes were put into the holy rivers of India.
02. Refugees Help Industry
The refugee problem is still a chief problem of the government. The city of Gelsenkirchen has new ways of using the working abilities of its refugees. A plan was made by which the refugees can work in their own crafts and professions. Often new branches of industry are established, as here the glass-blowers shop. Besides this, potteries were established where unlearned refugees are trained. Another department produces radio sets. All parts are home made. These refugees also build up a Nutria farm. Their own workshop make the fur coats. Tailor shops are also represented. This apparatus cuts 50 pieces of cloth at one time. This plan of Gelsenkirchen helps the refugees and gives western German industry new importance.
03. Actualities in Brief:
a. General Eisenhower, USA
Before giving up the office of Chief of General Staff of the U.S. Army, General Eisenhower attended an official meeting of the Franklin Institute. The General made an important speech in which he summoned the people to participate in the Marshall Plan. Eisenhower takes over the office of President of Columbia University, New York.
Winston Churchill returned to London from a several weeks' holiday in North Africa. He is welcomed at the airfield by his little grandson. During his holiday the 73-year-old statesman wrote his memoires. Recently Churchill made an important speech in the L[...]r House.
c. March of Dimes
On the occasion of the new "fighting infantile paralysis" campaign Berlin schoolchildren saw a documentary at the Titania Theatre about Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life. During his best years Roosevelt was stricken by this disease. The income of these screenings go to the benefit of German victims. There is a regular collecting operation in America for this disease, which is called March of Dimes." 4-year-old Terry, who survived this disease, star for numerous posters. Here, he visits President Truman. Terry is the living example that immediate action against this disease can prevent the victim from life paralysis.
The famous comedian Karl Valentin died at the age of 66. He was buried on Ash Wednesday in Munich-Planegg. Lisl Karlstadt, his partner for many years, pays last tribute at his grave.
Always his appearance on the stage caused laughter and applause. Valentin is dead but the Valentinade will still exist.
Persons in the Film
Baugnie, Pierre ; Button, Richard ; Churchill, Winston ; Eisenhower, Dwight ; Gandhi, Mahatmah ; Karlstadt, Liesl ; Mountbatten, Louis ; Truman, Harry ; Valentin, Karl ; Couttet ; Helgesen ; Lanney, Micheline ; Oreiller, Henri ; Reinalter ; Scott, Barbara Ann ; Torriani, Bibi
St. Moritz ; Berlin ; Gelsenkirchen ; London ; India ; Philadelphia ; Munich ; United States ; Washington
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; India ; filmmaking ; Refugees ; Olympics ; Animals (except dogs) ; Deaths, funerals ; Cultural events ; Marshall plan ; People ; Holiday ; Welfare, aid agencies, care ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Jobs ; aftermath of war
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