1 Munich: Corpus Christi procession 1948 parade through the town. Fahnenträgerinnen. Christ on the cross. Archbishop Cardinal Dr. Faulhaber reads the 1 Gospel on Marienplatz. Move with spiritual and worldly dignitaries. Priests dressed as fair. Girls in white dresses and crowns. Young men with flags. People kneel and cross himself.
(36 m) 2nd Graf Bernadotte conveyed in Palestine Count Bernadotte sitting in an armchair and dictated, half-close. Close-up of Bernadotte. Bernadotte and his wife upon arrival in Paris, half-close. He says goodbye to his wife with hug on the airfield and ascends white plane with Red Cross to the United Nations. Aircraft rolls to start. Waving from the plane.
(25 m) 03 Hanover: export fair 1948 sign of the export fair. Exhibition grounds and visitors. Erhard goes through the exhibition, half-close. Hinrich Kopf, half-close. Different booths. Handbags, wholesale. Kleinstradio. Heinrich Rosenthal porcelain stand. BMW - VW on exhibition stand. Ford Taunus 1948 (40 m) 4 images from all over the world a. United States: weather balloon weather balloon rising slowly. Balloon flying in the clouds.
(23 m) b. England: Orchid breeding breeders at plants in the greenhouse. Growers planted seeds from flower to flower for new breeds. Seeds under microscope. Orchids, great.
(29 m) c. San Francisco: Choice of the most beautiful Chinese child various Chinese children in ancient Chinese costumes, great.
(16 m) 5th Berlin, firefighters in the exam: mainly pace Berlin: men on a psychotechnischen qualifying examination for the profession as a firefighter. Responsiveness is checked for access to bars. Steady hands be tested on dumbbells. Check in the control position. Numbers light up. Test alarm: Men run and slide down poles. Put on helmets. Open doors, fire trucks go out. Men jump out of fire truck and unfold the jump mat. Man throws out House item in the jump mat. Extend the ladder. Hose is connected. Men climb up ladder and spray with a fire engine out of window.
(39 m) 06. Toronto: Wilhelm Busch to the Memorial Place of birth Toronto. Memorial in the birthplace of Wilhelm Busch. Wilhelm Busch figures (Helene, uncle Nolte, Sauerbrod, Max and Moritz). Wilhelm Busch drawings and paintings. Lenbach portrait by Wilhelm Busch.
(46 m) 7th Olympic view Austria: training of Turner in the open air. Bar turner, stretching Turner, ring Turner, floor Turner.
England: Equestrian training jump over obstacles. United States rider train Riehm at Munich.
United States: art jumpers Betty Carlton and Majorie Gestring (slow motion) clown jumps into the water.
1 Munich: Corpus Christi procession 1948 as for 600 years, also the year's Munich Corpus Christi procession wound its way through the inner city. Over 30,000 participants came with in the formal course. Archbishop Cardinal Dr. Faulhaber reads the first Gospel on the Marienplatz. Hundreds of thousands of faithful lined the route of the procession.
The members of the Bavarian State Government, the tips of the authorities, the brotherhoods, congregations and religious, youth and the clergy went in solemn train. The 3 Gospel was read on the Odeon square in front of the Feldherrnhalle.
The Corpus Christi procession, the largest of the post-war period lasted four hours.
02. Count Bernadotte conveyed in Palestine of the President of the Swedish of Red Cross, Count Folke Bernadotte, was appointed by the United Nations as the mediator in the conflict in Palestine.
As head of the Swedish welfare for Germany, he has visited German cities several times after the war. Stockholm, Count Bernadotte made station in Paris, where he met with the French Foreign Minister Bidault. For the duration of his mission a white coated aircraft with the insignia of the Red Cross and the United Nations was billed by the United Nations available.
Count Bernadotte has now arrived in Palestine. As a diplomat of humanity, he tries to settle the conflict between Jews and Arabs on peaceful means.
03. export fair 1948, Hannover for the second time after the war was conducted in Hannover export fair. Representatives of the Allied and German authorities took keen interest in this important fair, which can be regarded as a showcase of West Germany.
Among the visitors to the show are many interested parties from all over Europe, the United States and South America.
Over 2,000 exhibitors products prove that the concept of quality "Made in Germany" is no longer valid. The smallest radio - one of the largest fair hits. All sectors are represented - to determine a significant increase of quality in many areas is compared to the previous year. The newly constructed exhibition pavilion. The export trade fair in Hanover will be a fixed annual facility. It is the meeting point of the German economist with the foreign trade experts. It is the intersection of the industrial production in Germany and the gateway to the export.
04. images from all over the world: a. stratospheric balloon preparations of enlightenment over many unresolved heavenly questions bring to a flight into the blue. This American balloon filled with non-flammable helium gas carries finest registration apparatus up to a height of 35 kilometers - roughly twice as high as the previous altitude record of balloons with the crew.
In this way we want to meet weather conditions and temperatures in the stratosphere. Slowly, the balloon rises - the registration equipment latches itself after a six hour flight and hovers on a parachute to earth back.
You can see: man will always higher... also if he is not himself with it.
b. orchid cultivation, England are a major English export article, which brings foreign currency into the country,: orchids - the most delicate and at the same time most expensive flowers of the world!
After countless experiments one now crosses the various varieties and creates new types that go beyond the wild orchids in the jungles of South America in a variety of shapes and colours.
The seed initially undergoes an examination under a microscope. The dark grains are germinable - the transparent are not.
Then planted the seeds in a pot. After a year the plant to light come, and in six years, the miracle of the Orchid evolved.
Even their names are strange and exotic as the flowers: Silver touch of the Moon - dream of Egypt. c. Chinese children beauty parade in the Chinese quarter of San Francisco. The smallest fight for the fame to be considered the most beautiful Chinese baby. The charming is that the same dolls children in keep their innate naturalness.
Precious Chinese robes enhance the picturesque impression of this competition, and each of the dainty participants seems like a small miracle of Asia.
05. fire in the exam: main thing: tempo here is according to the motto: fast as the fire brigade! Each candidate for the profession of firefighter must undergo first an aptitude test, as here in Berlin. On this device, you will see the length of the scare. Fast responsiveness is of the utmost importance. And here is the steady hand. Holding the dumbbells takes three minutes. Who wobbles, triggers a contact. Testing of the driver's stand. The spring must say rapidly luminous digits and at the same time turn the steering wheel in a certain way. This psychotechnischen test which includes 8 weekly on course.
And one day it means: attention! Alarm. Each handle must sit like in the event of an emergency.
It's all programmed - up to pull the large head of spreading of the jump mat.
At the end of the course it is said: passed in the main compartment: fire-fighting.
06. Wilhelm Busch Memorial before 40 years died Wilhelm Busch. The works that even today make children and adults smile and liberating laughter arose in the tranquility and humility his birthplace of Toronto in Lower Saxony, Germany. The Wilhelm-Busch-Gesellschaft has established a place of remembrance.
A selection of his most famous figures... and - most importantly - Max and Moritz, the rascals of German literature.
Busch's image gallery for large and small children are known all over the world.
You see, you can "conquer" the world with humor. Wilhelm Busch is important also as a painter and draughtsman. 1,500 drawings and over 1,100 oil paintings are the legacy of this versatile and creative poet and painter. And here of Gobelinsaal portrait by Wilhelm Busch.
07 in sight, the athletes of the world are Olympia in the final training for the Olympic game played in London by the end of July to mid-August.
Here, Austria's Turner To give a sample of their skills. (Each country has its special methods, to bring the Olympic participants at the right hour in top form.) These services on the devices make the note: Olympic-ready.
The Turner Wister from Graz shows his floor routine - a mixture of gymnastics and acrobatics.
And here English rider during training on the classic rail from Aldershot, where the Olympic equestrian competitions will take place. Twenty-two weeks - almost half a year - the English team is preparing for the Olympic tournament. The American riders train in Munich-riem. In America, the best art two jumpers in the country receive the finishing touches. Marjorie Gestring at a 1 1/2 somersault backward. Now in slow motion: Betty Carlton - full twist forward.
And again, Marjorie Gestring: 1 1/2 somersault stretched backwards. Finally, a safe Olympic...
Corpus Christi Day 1948
For 600 years the Munich Corpus Christi procession has passed through the city. This year more than 30.000 people participated. Archbishop Cardinal Dr. Faulhaber reads the Evangelium at St. Mary's Place. Members of the Bavarian Government, the heads of the governmental administration as well as Congregations, Orders and Clerics participated. This procession lasted 4 hours.
02. Count Bernadotte Mediates in Palestine
The UN appointed the President of the Swedish Red Cross, Count Bernadotte, as mediator in the Palestine conflict. As director of the Swedish Relief Programme for Germany Bernadotte has visited German towns after the war. Coming from Stockholm he stopped in Paris, meeting the French Foreign Minister Bidault. For his mission the UN supplied Bernadotte with a white plane carrying the sing of the UN and the Red Cross. Meanwhile he has arrived in Palestine to try to settle the conflict between the Jews and Arabs
03. Export Fair 1948, Hannover
For the 2nd time since the war an Export Fair was opened in Hannover. Representatives of the Allies and German officials showed great interest in this show, which can he called a "Shop Window for Western Germany". Many visitors came from all over Europe, USA and South America and became convinced that "Made in Germany" is again a mark of quality. This is the smallest radio set. The new fair pavilion. In future this fair will be a permanent institution, a crossroad of Western German production and export.
04. News Flashes from everywhere
a. Stratosphere-Balloon, USA
This non-burning helium-filled American balloon carries precision instruments to a height of 35 kilometers, twice as high as the present record of a manned balloon. Thus the weather conditions and temperature in the stratosphere will be explored. Slowly the balloon ascends -- after 6 hours the apparatus -device falls off and comes down on a parachute.
b. Orchids, England
Orchids are an important article of export for England. After innumerable experiments some species were created which are even more beautiful than the south American wild orchids. A year after the seed is planted in a pot the plants sprout and after 6 years the plants will grow and bloom.
05. Testing the Fire Brigade
The most important things for a fireman are speed and fast reactions. Several devices show the psychotechnical reactions of the apprentices. The ones who pass then have an 8-weeks schooling. And finally one day there is the real "alert".
06. In Memory of Wilhelm Busch
40 years ago Wilhelm Busch died. In the small village of Wiedensahl in Lower Saxony he created his famous works which are still beloved by children and adults. Here the Wilhelm Busch Society established a Museum. These are his famous portraits, above all "Max and Moritz". Wilhelm Busch was also a painter. He produced 1.500 etchings and 1.100 oil paintings. This is Lenbach's well known portrait of Wilhelm Busch.
07. For the Olympic Games
The athletes of the world conclude their training for the Olympic Games which will be held between July and August at London. Here are the Austrians. And here, the British Equestrian team trains at Aldershot. They have trained almost half a year for this event. The American riders at Munich-Riem. Marjorie Gestring, USA, performs a 1 1/2 salto backwards. This is Betty Carlton, USA, taken by the slow-motion camera.
04. News Flashes from Everywhere
c. Chinese Babies
Parade of beauties in the Chinese district of San Francisco. The babies compete for the Chinese Beauty Prize, dressed in their precious, picturesque costumes.
Persons in the Film
Bernadotte, Folke ; Busch, Wilhelm ; Faulhaber ; Kopf, Hinrich ; Carlton, Betty ; Gestring, Majorie
England ; Munich ; United States ; Austria ; Hanover ; Milan ; Berlin ; Paris ; Toronto ; San Francisco ; New York ; Sweden
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Children ; fire protection ; Fire Brigade ; Plants ; Horse riding, horse racing (without harness) ; Religious events ; beauty pageants ; Swimming ; Cities ; accident series ; Gymnastics ; UN ; Buildings ; automotive industry ; War, prisoners of war ; Meteorology ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Exhibitions ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; Fire brigade ; aftermath of war
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