01 Brussels: Signing of the five power Treaty the Palais des academies, half-close. The Foreign Ministers from England, France, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg together sitting, totally. The contract is signed by the Foreign Ministers of Spaak, Bidault, Bech (Luxembourg), Botslaere (Holland) and Bevin, great.
(29 m) 02. streiflichter from Germany a. Württemberg: Bauer award the village tree Erlenbach bei Heilbronn. Meeting of the villagers. The Director of the military Government of Charles La Folette congratulates farmers, has far exceeded the supply target. Bumping for congratulations.
(20 m) b. Berlin: demolition of the Anhalter railway station the burned-out station. The tracks are covered before the demolition with wooden sleepers. Shotfirers attach explosives to the steel skeleton. Demolition. The steel roof falls.
(26 m) c. reconstruction of the Cathedral the Cathedral, great. Roofers in repair work on the roof. View from above the town. Inserting the centuries old stained glass Windows. (28 m) 03 pictures from all over the world a. Basel: leather and fur fair flags on tall masts. People go through the exhibition. Directory of companies exhibiting, among them German companies.
(21 m) b. Australia: horse breeding horses Gallop through the landscape. Mare with foal. Trainer with Thoroughbreds at the reins. Foal in the Hay lying, trying in vain to get up. Groom gives to drink Colt.
(29 m) c. Japan: black market police raid. Police investigate baskets with black goods. Traffickers are dissipated. Japanese Exchange on the black market. Escape in the middle of the police.
(26 m) 04 travel in this time: hotels Munich: burnt-out building. Men in the walls. Regina Hotel: concierge at the reception. Small rooms, which were used as cabins of bath. Guest hangs his jacket on hanger.
Berlin: Hotel Adlon: debris truck passing with stones in front of the hotel. Car drives into the entrance of the hotel to the garage. Page brings luggage to room. Maid making bed.
Celle: Rooms provide emergency Hotel - refugees for guests. Travellers in rooms with steel beds without sheets.
Cologne: Hotel Rhine steamer Bismarck: woman goes to the Rhine steamer, which serves as a hotel. Guest rooms with beds one above the other. Dining room with hotel guests.
Frankfurt: bunker Hotel: guests walk down stairs to the bunker hotel. Woman accepts bags at the cloakroom. Men go in small cabins that are separated with paper walls. Man makes his bed.
Bad Homburg: Knight Park Hotel: Hotel, undamaged as a hotel for foreign guests.
(67 m) 5th sport a. Munich: race to the Easter price start the professional drivers. The driver on the circuit to the Bavaria ring. Spectators at the roadside and on trees. Ringing the last 10 laps. The winner Harry Saager, Munich, goes through the target. Harry Saager receives wreath.
(32 m) b. Hamburg: football HSV - St. Pauli 0:1 people jostling at the entrance. People clusters of tram. Police push back people. Ticket sales to Schwarzmarktpreisen at the entrance. Viewers break through the barrier. Police pushing back the people with water hoses. Game scenes. Spectators, half-close. Scenes in front of the gate. Lehmann shoots for St. Pauli 1-0.
01-Brussels: Five powers signed an assistance and Friendship Pact for a period of fifty years in Brussels signed Great Britain, France, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg.
The representatives which nights sign the certificate: Foreign Minister Spaak of Belgium Foreign Minister Bidault of France Foreign Minister Bech of Luxembourg Foreign Minister Botslaere for Holland and Foreign Secretary Bevin for England.
The Treaty also military support in addition to economic cooperation, if one of the Contracting Parties is under attack.
Respect for human rights and the democratic way of life the basics of this West European are Union.
02. streiflichter from Germany: a. Farmer Award are the farmers of the District of Öhringen in the District of Heilbronn in the delivery of agricultural products at the top of the entire U.S. zone. You have exceeded your delivery should average 15 to 20%. The Director of the military Government of Württemberg-Baden, Charles La Folette, visited the village tree Erlenbach on this happy occasion.
Here he congratulates the record holder, the farmer Friedrich Baker b, which is 36% above its delivery.
The District of Öhringen has become a prime example of the German Agriculture through its exemplary delivery of fat, cereals and root crops.
b. demolition Anhalter station Anhalter station today: these last remnants of the roof structure threatened to fall down and endangered the traffic on one of the most famous stations in Berlin.
It was therefore decided to blow up the steel girders.
To protect of the railway body, thousands of sleepers and Rails were laid on the tracks and platforms.
Then demolition expert attached to the spark plug wires and loads in 60 metres above sea level.
A whole network of blast pipes is pulled over the steel framework. Then warning signal: caution - explosion!
The shredded steel skeleton that once wore the roof of the Anhalter railway station is now scrap and waste material. A small but important chapter clearance is completed.
c. Cologne Cathedral and here a particularly important piece of reconstruction: the Cologne Cathedral will rise new in its original form.
In August of this year, this marvel of Gothic commits its 700 anniversary celebration. Up to this point, the most urgent repairs should be finished.
Covering of roofs is the most important task.
Used in laborious small work pieces to piece - the vault restores on steep wall at dizzy heights.
The Cathedral construction management had brought the precious stained glass window at the beginning of the war in safety. Now it is again this from the 16th-century window - some are up to 40 meters high. The enormous building is go - grandiose and great as always - in his eighth century.
03. images from all over the world: a. Basel fair is an economic event of European format 2. International leather and fur fair in Basel.
For the first time after the war, German leather experts and economists in the Switzerland were driven to show their products.
This is the directory of the 400 companies involved - 30 of which came from overseas.
German exhibitors come mostly from Offenbach and the surrounding area of Stuttgart.
The German merchants could make Very much satisfactory degrees – their products claimed despite the great international competition.
The Basel fair is the promising beginning of a new era of German foreign trade.
b. breeding, Australia in New South Wales, Australia, there is the "Valley of wonder horses", an ideal breeding place of exquisite Thoroughbreds, surrounded by mountains. The animals live in the wild. When they are grown up, to prepare them for their future tasks: in the most difficult race in the world traditional name derPferdezucht to represent.
Here a future Derby winner. Now, he is still somewhat shaky on his legs.
But step by step it's going - until one day a new glamorous name of racing all over the world of talk makes.
Then white man: he comes from the Valley of the wonder horse.
c. black market in Japan Japan knows the problem of the black market.
The American occupation authorities and the Japanese police fight together against this harmful post-war phenomenon.
Here a RAID in one of the business districts of Tokyo. Japanese police provides traffickers and their customers.
The black product is dangerous in several ways: it drives the prices higher and brings sickness and death the buyers often Instead of additional calories. So, 32 people died recently in Tokyo after drinking poisoned soy flour, which they had bought on the black market.
The RAID was the black goods successfully - the traffickers come under lock and key -, as far as she is good in the hand, or rather in the stomach of the normal consumer.
05. sports: a. measure kick off the cycling season in Munich - the professional drivers their forces in the Grand Prix of Easter over 85 kilometers race, Munich. On the circuit at the Bavaria-ring there away exciting battles for the lead from the start – everything has a name in the camp of the professional drivers to it.
The spurt scoring in each tenth round makes this race over 100 rounds and moves - driving with head - this means: with tactics and consideration... and foot: with everything that give the legs.
Be ushered in the final 10 laps - superior winner remains Harry Saager, Munich, in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 13 seconds, Hall and Mahsa. The Munich Police President of Pitzer Harry Saager presented the victory wreath.
b. football, Hamburg Grosskampftag in Hamburg football. A pure migration uses the game of the two leading clubs in the Oberliga Hamburg Sports Club against St. Pauli. The tickets are sold out for weeks - in front of the entrance, there are black cards at huge prices.
The place of the Hamburg Sports Association is A lot too small for this great meeting. There are no athletic field, which holds more than 30,000 people in a metropolitan city like Hamburg. The crowd is extremely dangerous and so the police must fend off the charging quantity with technique.
The game has all the hallmarks of a championship fight - both teams are equal. St. Pauli white shirt.
Since the decision in the 22 minute: prolific centre-forward of St. Pauli, Lehmann, unsustainable shoots a full run. 1-0 for St. Pauli.
The Hamburger sport-Verein trying with all our strength to the score. But St. Pauli is the result.
a. Bicycle Race, Munich
The bicycle season in Munich was opened by professionals competing for the Great Easter Prize. There were thrilling sprints on the 85 kilometer-distance. The "spurt scoring" makes this 100-round race more interesting. Winner was Harry Saager, Munich, in 2 hours, 8 min. 13 seconds; second, Hörmann: third, Mirke. Munich's Police-President Pitzer hands the winning w[...]eath to Harry Saager.
b. Soccer, Hamburg
There was an enormous crowd of people trying to see the match between Hamburger Sportverein and St. Pauli. For weeks ahead all tickets were Sold out - - before the entrance you might be able to get a "black" one at a fantastic price. As the pushing becomes dangerous, the police hold the masses of people away with water-doses. The match was a meeting of masters - - both teams were equal. St. Pauli in white shirts. The 22nd minute brought the decision. St. Pauli's centre, Lehmann, shoots the only goal of the day for his club. The Hamburger Sportverein tries to even up, but St. Pauli gees home with a 1[...] victory.
5 Nation Treaty
Great Britain. France, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg signed a treaty of assistance and friendship for a term of 50 years.
The representatives signing the document in Brussels: Foreign Minister Spaak for Belgium; Foreign Minister Bidault for France: Foreign Minister Bech for Luxembourg: Foreign Minister Botslaere for Holland: and Foreign Minister Bevin for England. Besides economic collaboration this treaty also encludes military assistance in case one of the signatories is attacked. The preservation of human rights and democratic life are the basic element of this Western European Union.
02. News Flashes from Germany:
a. Prizes for Farmers
The farmers of Landkreis Oehringen in the Heilbronn district, with a 15 to 20% over-delivery of their produce, are the best in the U.S. Zone. On this occasion Charles La Folette, director of Military Government for Wurttemberg-Baden, paid a visit to the village of Baumerlenbach.
He congratulated the record winner, the farmer Beyerbach, who delivered 36% more than he had to. Landkreis Oehringen becomes a model for German agriculture.
b. Anhalter Station
Anhalter Station today: this damaged steel roof endangered traffic in one of Berlin's busiest stations. It was decided to blow the roof construction down. Thousands of rails and sleepers were put down to avoid damage. Charges were affixed at highth of 60 meters. After the detonation the whole structure came down. An important contribution to safety.
c. Cologne Cathedral
Reconstruction goes on in the Gothic Cathedral of Cologne, which is going to celebrate its 700th anniversary in August of this year. By then the most important repair work is expected to be finished. Setting the roof, suspended in mid-air, is a hard task. The precious windows of the 16th century were hidden at the beginning of the war. Now they are put beck again. Some are 40 meters high.
03. a. Basel Fair
An important European economic event was the 2nd International Leather and Fur Fair at Basel. German leather experts and business men came to Switzerland to display their wares. This is the list of the 400 exhibiting firms - 30 came from abroad. The German manufacturers mostly came from Offenbach and the vicinity of Stuttgart; and recorded satisfying orders in spite of international competition. The Basel fair is a promising beginning for German foreign trade.
b. Horse Breeding, Australia
In New South Wales, Australia, there is the "Valley of the Wonder Horses", an ideal breeding centre for thoroughbred horses. The animals live in the open air. When they are grown up they are prepared for their future racing careers. This may be a future Derby winner. At present he is still a little slow and weak But one day a new name will be famous on the racing tracks.
c. Black Market in Japan
Even Japan has the black market and its problems. The American Occupation Forces together with the Japanese police fight against black marketeers. Recently in Tokio 32 people died of soya flour sold on the black market.
04. Germany Today
There is still a great shortage of bedding for travellers in Germany.
The heavily damaged Regina Hotel in Munich uses the former dressing closets of the bath as hotel rooms. A promising name: Hotel Adlon in Berlin. Of this once world famous building only one wing was left with 50 rooms. The guest has to cross two burned down yards to come to the remains and the beginning of a new Adlon. There are often original ideas for the practical restitution of small and middle-size hotels.
A couple of refugees reconstructed an entirely destroyed house into a make-shift hotel. In Cologne a former Rhine steamer became a hotel. This swimming guest-house has 20 beds, a Kitchen and a dining room. The "Bunker" hotels are a special group. Airraid shelters on and under the earth were remodeled. As hotels are important for the business economy, the established several hotels for foreign guests in the Western Zones. The first hotel for foreign businessmen was opened in Bad Homburg, [...]
Persons in the Film
Bech, Joseph ; Bevin, Ernest ; Bidault, George ; Botslaere ; Folette la, Charles ; Spaak, Paul Henry ; Saager, Harry
Munich ; Hamburg ; Cologne ; Basel ; Brussels ; Berlin ; Frankfurt ; Bad Homburg ; Württemberg ; Celle ; Japan ; London
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Organizations ; photojournalist ; Flags ; Football ; Pacts ; Political events ; Police ; Cycling ; exchange market ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Blasting ; Animals (except dogs) ; Debris ; Buildings ; People ; Contracts ; Economy ; Jobs ; Construction ; Exhibitions ; Crew ; Gastronomy ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war
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