01. a feast day for London - silver wedding anniversary of the Royal couple procession through the streets of London. Open carriage drive King George, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret to the St. Pauls Cathedral. On the steps of the Church mother, Queen Mary. Carriage reverses. Royal couple goes to the Church. Royal couple driving in the open car through the streets. People waving out the Windows and by the roadside.
(27 m) 02. streiflichter from Germany a. Berlin: gauging Office checks balances car tests gauging Office. Merchant weighs on scale. Man checks scales and weights on the gauging Office. Weights are calibrated. Control of Dezimalwaage and great railway scales.
(28 m) b. Gelsenkirchen: blood donor blood donors during blood transfusion. Blood donors as electric driver in the circle of colleagues.
(15 m) c. Libur/Rhine: election of the may Queen the may King and Queen may get crowns. Flag wavers. Moving through the village with the may Queen.
(20 m) 03 Berlin: academic freedom student Assembly. Speakers. Demonstration against the exclusion of 3 students from Jena, original sound. "During the month of March, a number of students were arrested. Spare me, to describe the circumstances, make a mockery of any humanity. The nationals have until today still no news of the whereabouts of the detainees." "Ugh." "Therefore we believe if there perhaps still in doubt have insisted that this meeting has made one, that the Berlin students an urgent need for this is that Right away in attack is taken, the establishment of a free University in West of Berlin." Clap students.
(36 m) 04 pictures from all over the world a. demonstration in Trieste demonstrations in Trieste for the attack on Italy. Soldier at the border of Jugoslawien-Italy looks through binoculars. Soldier on border barrier. Demonstration train in Trieste. People wear Italian flags.
(19 m) b. Arizona: Helicopter transported construction material for mission church flight of the helicopter over the Grand Canyon. Construction of the native American Church.
(24 m) c. Texas: elephant in the school of small elephant goes with boys to school and needs to be reversed before the school building. Elephant follows the boy and enters the classroom.
(23 m) 05. The cradle of forest: Halstenbeck: nursery people in the nursery in the planting of seedlings. Weed is plucked. Small tree plants are loaded on wagons and replanted clear-cuts in the forest so. Removal of tree stuppen.
(35 m) 06. In the character of may of 1 Stuttgart: Assembly of the Trade Union on the Karlsplatz.
Hamburg: Moving before the landing bridges. Adolf Venkata nut, Chairman of the Hamburg-based trade unions, speaks in planned and Bale.
Munich: may rally in the Royal square.
Frankfurt: Rally on the Römerberg.
Berlin: may rally of the SED and the free German Trade Union Federation in the Lustgarten. West Berlin: Demonstration on the Platz der Republik in front of the Reichstag building. The Chairman of the SPD speaks it Franz Neumann at the meeting of the independent Trade Union Confederation, great. Original sound. "We remember the millions in the East zone, which are politically without any rights, long for the day, where single, can be shared with us, with the Germans of all zones, all borders for freedom and justice. If you want with me, that it should be the whole Germany win the friendship of all peoples in freedom, who confess it through his greeting by the freedom rally in Berlin, before the huge rally on May 1, 1948, on the square of the Republic by his reputation, through the commitment of all decent Germans. "Freedom - freedom - freedom!"
01. a feast day for London London celebrated the silver wedding anniversary of the English royal couple. Large crowds lined the streets of driveway as King George and Queen Elisabeth went from Buckingham Palace to the Thanksgiving to St. Paul's Cathedral.
An escort of the guard Cavalry led the open State car, in which the King and Queen and Princess Margarete sat. Queen Mother Mary and other Royal family members awaited the Royal couple at the entrance of the Cathedral. London was also This time like at the wedding of Princess Elizabeth in last autumn. Again, a family day of the Royal House became a Festival for all occasion.
The day concluded with a tour of the working-class district of London and the Ovation of the population came roaring through the darkness.
02. streiflichter from Germany: a. may Queen in many rural areas celebrate the beginning of spring with old customs. So a may King and a may Queen is crowned in the village for fifty years Libur am Rhein. The previous year's may-King takes the coronation ceremony.
A flag wavers pays homage to the King pair with samples of his art.
On a colourful procession through the town, the majestic then show their major and minor subjects.
b. gauging Office, Berlin real weight, real are Maass today more important than ever. That's why the out must be considered everywhere a special friend and protector of the buyer.
Claims to protect consumers and producers, each balance must be performed every two years the gauging Office. New devices and weights be here for the first time, before they are taken into use, calibrated.
The guarantee is the seal or stamp of the out for a precise weight.
Each device is continuously controlled by the smallest scales, which are at pharmacies and laboratories in use up to the largest railway scales. And no one can raise the charge when using calibrated instruments: weighed and found too easily.
c. blood donors in Gelsenkirchen, Germany recorded a world record of special kind of 42jährige Walter Leske. He donated blood for the 500th time and saved the lives of 500 people so.
For twenty years, Leske is a tireless helper in this way the patients and the hospitals. His previous blood donations have reached the amazing total of 300 litres, which is the total amount of blood of 50 healthy people. In the civilian profession, Leske electric driver is in a Gelsenkirchen industrial plant.
03. Berlin: Berlin University students held a rally to the academic freedom In the destroyed Esplanade Hotel, close to the Potsdamer Platz. They protested against the exclusion of three students from the University, which was issued by the Communist administration of education.
Various current issues it raised by the individual student speakers. A student from Jena reports on the conditions at the University.
The 2000 participants of the meeting committed themselves to a free academic teaching and learning activities and called for the preservation of this academic freedom.
(Original sound) 04 pictures from all over the world: a. Trieste on the border of Yugoslavia and the city of Trieste to the free State declared there is for weeks of high tension and nervousness.
The proposal of the major Western powers, to return Trieste to Italy, was not accepted by Soviet Russia. Affiliated occurred riots in the city.
The population of Trieste, which consists mostly of Italians, organized parades and stormy demonstrations for the port of Trieste to Italy.
b. helicopters, a helicopter finds a new use for the construction of a church in the Rocky depths of Arizona in America. It is, a whole mission church from the highest point down to bring the Grand Canyon in the rugged Gorge, live in the Indianerchristlichen faith.
The flight through the wildly romantic rock massifs is like a journey through a magical world that the Grand Canyon is considered the largest panorama of nature.
Access to this unique mountain valley only consist of narrow, breakneck mule tracks. For heavy loads is the only means of transport in the helicopter, the "flying girl for everything."
c. elephant school elephants are notoriously docile animals - how do they take their wisdom, shows this story.
Bimbo, which wants eight-month-old elephant chicks of a circus in Texas, must sing with his friend to school go. The first attempt fails.
But Bimbo notoriously has a thick skin and to experience the children in the middle of the historical lessons is a deposit of animal science Bimbo but sing and won't let loose until he can read. Elephant by, isn't it?
05. the "cradle of the forest" the largest forest nurseries of the world located in Halstenbeck near Hamburg.
Nearly four thousand people work in this area, whose Gesamtfläche is approximately 1200 hectares.
The first concern is weed control, the incessant and arduous legwork required.
Depending on the species and genus, the young plants are moved 1-5 years growth in the forests.
By Halstenbeck from, every year more than a billion forest plants in all over the world were sent before the war. Even today, a part of forest plants goes to Austria, of Switzerland, Scandinavia, and other countries.
The removal of stumps by means of winches is deforested Kahl blows, to make room for the young.
War and post-war years have beaten deep gaps in the German forests. It is now gradually to raise the stock of trees through comprehensive reforestation. The forest nurseries of Halstenbeck play a particularly important role - in this reconstruction programme for they called nothing in circles the "cradle of the forest."
06 in the character of may of 1 for the third time after the war, may 1 all over the world as a celebration of working people was committed.
In Germany the creators of all professional strata took part in the rallies and marches. Town and country have been characterized by 1 May.
The trade unions on the Karlsplatz square for a rally gathered in Stuttgart, Germany.
In Hamburg, the Chairman of the Hamburg trade unions Adolf Venkata nut in the exhibition "Planned on bale" said. The rally at the Königsplatz in Munich was attended by 60,000-creating.
On the Römerberg, on historical sites, the Frankfurt labour celebrated.
Berlin saw two large rallies. Again, the speeches reflected the political divisions in Berlin. The SED and the free German Trade Union Federation held a celebration in the Lustgarten in the Soviet sector.
On the square of the Republic, in the British sector, the independent trade union opposition held an event. The focus was on a speech by Franz Neumann, the Berlin Social Democratic Party Chairman.
05. Tree Nursery
At Halstenbeck near Hamburg are the world's largest tree nurseries. Almost 4,000 people are employed on these fields which extend over 1,200 Hektars.
The first problem is the destruction of weeds.
After 1 to 5 years the young trees are planted in the forests. Before the war more than one milliard plants were exported into the world every year. Today the plants go to Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia and other countries.
War and postwar conditions have cut greatly into the German forests, so now they replant the forests with young trees.
06. May Day
For the third time since the war May Day was celebrated by the working population of Europe.
In Stuttgart the Trade Union held a demonstration on Karl's Platz.
In Hamburg the chairman of the Hamburg Trade Union, Adolf Kummernuss, spoke in the "Planten on Blomen."
Frankfurt's workers met in the historic Römerberg.
Berlin had two big demonstrations. The speeches reflected the political contrasts in Berlin. The SED and the free German Trade Union Federation held a festival in the Lustgarten in the Soviet sector.
At the Place of the Republic, in the British sector, the independent Trade Unions held a rally.
Franz Neumann's speech was the highlight of this meeting. He is the chairman of the Berlin Social Democratic Party.
01. A Festival Day for London
London celebrates the Silver Wedding of the British Royal couple. Immense crowds lined the streets when King George and Queen Elizabeth drove from Buckingham Palace to St. Paul's Cathedral for divine service. The open state carriage with the King and the Queen and Princess Mary was escorted by the household cavalry.
Queen-Mother Mary and other members of the Royal family received them at the entrance to the cathedral.
The whole of London participated as in the wedding of Princess Elizabeth. The day was concluded by a to[...]r through the East End of London and the cheers continued, even in the dark.
02. News Flashes from Germany:
a. Gaugeing Office, Berlin
In order to prevent buyers and producers from loss, each weighing machine has to be checked by the gaugeing office every second year. Also new devices and weights are gauged here before being put into use.
The stamp of this office guarantees proper weight.
All kinds of weighing devices are checked by the precision machine, from the druggist to the largest railway weighing machine.
b. Blood Donor
42-year-old Walter Leske from Gelsenkirchen makes a world record of a special kind. For the 500th time he donated his blood, and thus helped save 500 people's lives.
For 20 years Leske has been an indefatigable helper of the sick and the hospitals. The total of his blood donations amounts to 300 liters; that is the whole blood of 50 sound men. He is a driver for a Gelsenkirchen plant.
c. May Day Royalty
In many rural districts spring was celebrated by old customs. The village of Libur o/Rhine has crowned, for over 50 years, a May Day King and Queen. The King of last year performs the coronation ceremonies.
The couple is honoured by a flag swinger. Finally a procession [...]
For Academic Freedom
At the damaged Esplanade Hotel, close to the Potsdamer Place, students of Berlin University held a rally. They protested against the dismissal of three co-students ordered by the Communist Administration for Public Education.
The different student speakers dealt with several problems. A student of Jena University described the conditions at his university.
All, 2,000 participants of the meeting demanded academic freedom.
04. News Flashes from Everywhere:
The tension at the border between Jugoslavia and the free city of Trieste reached its climax.
The proposal of the Western Allies to give Trieste back to Italy was not accepted by the USSR.
This caused demonstrations by the population, which is Italian by a vast majority for the annexation of Trieste to Italy.
In America a helicopter helps build a chapel in theGrand Canyon of Arizona. As normal streets do not exist in the wild romantic valleys of the Grand Canyon, the helicopter has to transport the whole chapel piece by piece.
c. Elephant at School
Bimbo, 8-month elephant baby of a Texas circus, insists on accompanying his friend Singh to school. And he succeeds ...
Persons in the Film
Elizabeth von England ; Georg VI. von England ; Kummernuss, Adolf ; Mary von England ; Neumann, Franz
Berlin ; Libur/Rhine ; Trieste ; Arizona ; Halstenbek ; Stuttgart ; Hamburg ; Munich ; Frankfurt ; East Berlin ; West Berlin ; London ; Gelsenkirchen ; Texas
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Customs ; Demonstrations ; Trade, finance ; Higher education ; Forestry ; Schools, training ; Animals (except dogs) ; Costumes ; Buildings ; Disease ; People ; Engagement ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; aerial photographs ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; Trade unions ; Scales ; aftermath of war
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