01. for months: "sustained mild and dry" Calendar December 14. Mountain Lake in Bavaria without water. Dried-out riverbed. Power plant with low water levels. Low water level of the Lake Walchen power plant. Newspaper clippings power lock. Information officer sitting next to the candle. Car headlights in the dark street.
(35 m) 02. The war in China troops and tanks. Goods are loaded from aircraft. Transport of wounded on wearing. Machine guns from Russia as booty of the Chinese national army. Soldiers in protecting graves.
(34 m) 03. streiflichter from Germany a. keel: scrapping of the sunken Hapag steamship New York the ship wreck. Salvage vessels and crews at the raising of the vessel. Giant crane. Upscale ship full of algae.
(28 m) b. overseas radio station Lüchow Funker on typewriter. Stamps sticking strips. Auto attendant. Plugs of the talks. Telecommunications masts. Hand turning phone, great.
(23 m) c. Hesse: Musical wunderkinder palanisamy two boys play the 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody by Liszt on the piano.
(35 m) 04. Uganda: Royal Wedding in Africa Negro drummers. Mutesa II. half close, welcomed government officials. Wedding guests. Veiled bride. Christian wedding ceremony. Pair comes from the Church. Couple in the car. Negro drummers. Married couple on their wedding picture.
(37 m) 5th sport a. Manchester: box to the British Championships in the bantamweight Stan Rowen - Peter Kane Stan Rowen defeated Peter Kane points - Boxer sitting in their corners of the ring. Heavy shock Exchange. In the 5th round, Kane needs on the defensive. Rowen WINS on points and is declared the winner. Both Boxer after the fight, half-close.
(26 m) b. Sidney: tennis the tennis stars Segura, Ali pails, Riggs and Kramer show battle against school children. Exercise of the supplement. Game on the net and double.
(29 m) 6th picture messages from Berlin English Hastings machines at the airfield in Schleswig for the airlift. Start, great. Flight, great. Landing at RAF Gatow. Arrival of Thornton Wilder in Tempelhof, great. Inauguration of the free University in the Titania Palace. Ernst Reuter on the lectern, half-close. Colonel Howley says congratulations, original sound. "We know, there is no freedom, where is no university..." The audience clapping. Thornton Wilder speaks, large, original sound. "Friends of the free University of Berlin... "I bring, without any hesitation of the great battle, earnest best wishes and high hopes for a long brilliantly successful lift of the university" (65 m)
01. for months: "sustained mild and dry..."
The dry weather continued until mid-December has resulted in a serious crisis in the electricity supply in Bavaria. Mountain rivers are without water. The Bavaria's supply of electricity is however largely dependent on hydroelectric power. The few existing power plants, which can generate electricity from coal suffer from lack of fuel. So, no electricity for industry and households is supplied from this page. Extensive shutdowns are necessary and cripple industry and economy.
Here the low water level of Lake Walchen. Everywhere the power lock is palpable. In homes and offices, candles are the only light source in the early winter evenings. The consequences of the power-saving show also in the streetscape and traffic. "Persistently mild and dry"--bad news for emerging again Bavarian industry and every household.
02. The war in China, the war between the forces of Tschiang Kai of cheques and the Chinese Communists coming to his decision.
300 kilometers north of Nanking almost 600,000 men national Chinese troops are included. Heavy Battles rage on all fronts.
Among the spoils of war the Government forces could be found heavy machine guns from Russia and weapons from Czechoslovakia, which belong to the equipment of the communist armies.
New Defense plans are advised, new measures sought to avert the looming threat in the last hour.
03. streiflichter from Germany: b. radio overseas radio station Lüchow, more than 40,000 words are again through the ether between Lüchow and the receiving stations in South America, Spain and Portugal changed weekly. A constant telegram traffic reconnects Germany abroad.
Outgoing telegrams are routed via Hamburg to the overseas radio station. Incoming telegrams are passed the German post offices by teletype to the radio station.
The phone traffic also resumed recently after Brazil and Argentina. Other countries in South America to follow. Over thousands of kilometres, you can speak again, listen, and communicate - another bridge between Germany and the world.
03. miracle children two wunderkinder of the pianos imagine: Gebrüder Plettner, 7 and 8 years old, from a small town in Hesse, Germany.
You undertake concert tours such as the masters.
Here a sample of their skills, the Cadence of the 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody by Liszt.
a. New York Ozeanriese spent from to be scrapped. Since 1945, the wreck of 23,000 metric tons of great Hapag Steamship "New York" at the bottom of the Kiel is fjord. Now, the ship is recovered to the enormous amount of material a useful use. With numerous tackles the capsized vessel is tilted again in his normal position, two iron cranes supporting the recovery work. The tug To give the signal to start the winding - and slowly rises the massive ship's hull and slips into a dredged Fahrinne. The decks emerging from the mud are littered with shells. The wreck is now sealed, inflated, and then towed away. The burnt-out ship colossus promises 15,000 tons of scrap metal.
04 Royal Wedding in Africa the black population of the British protectorate of Uganda in East Africa celebrates the marriage of their King. The young and progressive ruler, Mutesa II, studied in England. Here, he welcomes his high officials at a reception before the wedding. Numerous guests from all parts of the country in the Cathedral of Kampala gather on the wedding day itself. And then the festive wedding procession enters the Church. According to Christian tradition, the couple is married. Returns the Royal couple in his residence under the jubilation of the population. Civilization and forest meet zumKöniglichen Palace on the way.
The feast day of Uganda is coming to its end. White and black the wedding couple personally deliver their congratulations.
05. sports from all over the world: a. boxing elimination match for the British championship in the Bantam-weight between Peter Kane and Stan Rowan. The fight in Manchester saw Rowan Right away in the attack against the former world champion Kane.
The 5th round is critical to Kane - but he survives the series of hard blows.
In the last rounds, Peter Kane comes up - he keeps the battle now open. But it's too late – Rowan has collected enough points and is declared the winner.
(b). Tennis parade of American and Australian tennis stars: Ali pails, ring, Segura and Kramer in Sidney (Australia) the audience of This time not the big world, but schoolchildren, which the world-class players give a useful and free demonstration lessons.
Some spreads in model design... cut haarscharf positioned... not to take!
And finally a Masters double. A lesson for beginners and advanced... Very much advanced.
06. picture messages from Berlin air bridge will be expanded even in winter, this English Hastingsmaschinen arrived at an airfield in Schleswig – they fly out of here in an hour after the British airfield of RAF Gatow in Berlin. The heavy transport equipment can carry seven and a half tons load. The Hastingsmaschinen - are quick and safe flight - just right for the winter air supply of blocked city. Airport Tempelhof: arrives an interesting guest from America: Thornton Wilder, the poet of "Our town" plays A lot played in Germany and "We have gotten off Once again."
Titania-Palast in Berlin-Steglitz: a celebration hours opens the free University in the Western sectors. Renowned personalities of the political and cultural life gave the character of this important event. A site of free research and free education ensures continuing the great tradition of the University of Berlin from now on. Also Colonel Howley, the American commander of Berlin, expressed his congratulations.
Dan said Thornton Wilder. (Original sound) "My dear German friends... "Thornton Wilder conveyed the greetings of American universities in the development of the free University of Berlin's lively sympathy.
01. Since Months:
"Extremely mild and dry ..."
In Bavaria the continnous dry weather which lasted till mid December caused a severe crisis of the electricity supply. Mountain rivers have no water - - and the Bavarian power stations are mostly driven by water. The few other plants which use coal suffer from lack of fuel. Severe cuts of electricity for households and industry are the result which seriously paralyses industrial life. This is the low level of the Walchensee. Candles have to be used in homes and offices. Even the streets are dark.
02. The War in China
The war between Tschiang Kai Scheck's troops and the Chinese Communists moves towards its decision. 300 kilometers north of Naking almost 600,000 soldiers of the National Chinese Forces are surrounded. There are heavy battles on all fronts. The governmental troops captured Russian heavy machine guns and Czech weapons with which the Communist armies were equipped. New defensive plans are shaped, new measures sought for to avoid disaster in the last hour.
03. News Flashes from Germany:
a. New York
Since 1945 the wreck of the 23.000 ton Hapag steamer "New York" lies on the bottom of the Kieler Förde. Now the ship is lifted to utilize the immense quantity of scrap metal. First the ship is brought into a normal position, huge cranes lift the vessel and then the ship rises out of the water. It es estimated that 15.000 tons of old metal will be gained by dismanteling the ship.
b. Wireless Messages
The Oversea-radio-station of Lüchow receives and sends more than 40.000 words a week from and to South America, Spain, Portugal. Outgoing telegrams are forwarded via Hamburg to this station, Incoming telegrams are teletyped to the German Post Offices. Telephone service to Brazil and Argentine was resumed, too. Other South American Countries will follow. Over thousands of kilometers one can communicate again, another bridge between Germany and abroad.
c. Musical kids
The Plettner brothers, 7 and 8 years old who come from a small town in Hesse demonstrate their artistic talents. They give concerts like their other collgues. Here they play the and Hungarian Rhapsody by Liszt.
04. Royal Marriage in Africa
The black population of British protectorate Uganda, East-Africa, celebrated the wedding of their king. The progressive young ruler, Mutesa II., educated in England, welcomes his administrative officers. The numerous guests, assemble in the Cathedral of Kampala. Then the festive procession enters the church. The couple is married according to Christian rites. Acclaimed by the cheering population the Royal couple returns to the residence. The festive day is concluded by personal good luck wiches of white and coloured guests.
05. Sport from Everywhere:
Elimination contest for the British Bantam-Championship between Peter Kane and Stan Rowan in Manchester. Rowan immediately attacks former world champion Kane. Kane barely gets over the 5th round. Then he recovers, but it is too late, Rowan scored too many points and wins.
Parade of American and Australian-Tennis-Stars: Segura, Dinny Pails, Riggs and Kramer in Sidney (Australia). The spectators are school children who can learn how the masters play.
06. Report from Berlin
Even in winter the air-lift is being improves. These British Hastings-Machines arrived at a Schleswig airfield. From there they fly in one hour to British airfield Gatow near Berlin. These heavy plane can transport a load of 7 1/2 tons. The Hastings planes - efficient and reliable are just what the doctor ordered for the present severe winter flying conditions. At Tempelhof airfield an interesting guest arrived from Amerikca. Thornton Wilder whose plays are well known in Germany: "Our town" and "The skin of our teeth". Titania-Palace in Berlin-Steglitz: The free University in the West-Sectors is opened. Outstanding personalities of political and cultural life attended. The great tradition of Berlin University can now be continued in a free way. Col. Howley, American Commander of Berlin, proposed good luck wishes. (Original Sound). Then spoke Thornton Wilder (Original Sound). "My dear German friends ...". He brought the greatings of American highschools (Original Sound).
Persons in the Film
Howley ; Mutesa II. von Uganda ; Reuter, Ernst ; Wilder, Thornton ; Kane, Peter ; Kramer, Jack ; Pails, Dinny ; Riggs, Bobby ; Rowan, Stan ; Segura
Manchester ; Sidney ; Berlin ; New York ; Uganda ; China ; Bavaria ; Kiel ; Hesse ; Bremen
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Boxes ; China ; Electricity ; Higher education ; Foreign workers ; Radio ; Musical events ; musical instruments ; News, communications ; Night ; Shipping ; Tennis ; Transport: General ; Engagement ; Weapons ; Water ; water emergency ; Economy ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Jobs ; Berlin blockade ; aftermath of war
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