1st 10,000 tons in 24 hours: the record day of airlift aircraft on the tarmac. Aircraft flies over station with people. Rotating radar screen. Aircraft on station with a moving train. Aircraft flying over railway tracks. Low-flying aircraft. Landing. Writing on fuselage record tonnage. Plane taking off in the background setting sun. Landing At night. Lighted runway.
(31 m 2) London: Commonwealth Conference statesmen of the Conference go down stairs to the garden. Conversations in the garden. Attlee, great. Attlee in conversation with Nehru, half-close. The South African Prime Minister Dr. Malan, half-close. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps, big, the Australian Prime Minister Chifley, big, Prime Minister of New Zealand Fraser, large, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, great representatives of Ceylon, great. Group Portrait.
(39 m) 03 news from Germany a. Cologne: Against poison contact Irmgard Swinka Kuschinsky defendant is in the Hall of this process. Enter judge. Listener in the room. Interrogation. The defendant, great.
(25 m) b. Oldenburg: afforestation site Abgeholztes. Two horses pulling a plow. Small tree plants are used. Small plant size.
(20 m) c. Cologne: meet the instructor training ashore. Jump in the water. Backstroke in the gang. Lifesaving. Swimmer jumps with tied arms and legs into the water and swims.
(23 m) d. Munich: inner mission distribution instead of donations. Distribution of clothes and shoes. Issue of food. Training course for nurses of the infant. Baby is weighed, processed and gets the bottle. Baby sit in the playpen. Face of toddler, great.
(28 m) 4 New York: German industrial exhibition swing through Rockefeller Center. People in the exhibition. Substances. Glasses Glasmanufactur. Furniture, fridge. Zeiss Ikon - Voigtländer - medical instruments. Märklin goes railway. Folding kayaks by Klepper. VW on exhibition stand.
(38 m) 5th football toto crowds before the pitch. People hanging in grape on tram. People storm the stadium. Game scenes. Gate. Posters of soccer betting. Betslip is cut out from the newspaper. People fill out slips. Man rolls out registration. Crowds in the receiving Office. Audience reactions on scoring. People in Gallery see coupon. Postman brings payout.
(46 m) 06. Frankfurt: agreement on the Basic Law IG colors building. Parliamentarians entered the building. Heuss, total, on arrival. General Robertson, total. Car drives forward. Crew officer gets out. Clay is present. Crew officers at table. Carlo Schmid at table. A. Tin, W. Menzel, Konrad Adenauer.
(24 m) 07. After 10 years: London in the light people in the manufacture of neon tubes. Neon sign. Cinema display in lettering. People at the Piccadilly. Neon signs light up. Night scene of London.
01 10 000 tons in 24 hours: the record day of the airlift to the currently highest performance of the air bridge to determine, undertook a 24-hour record use the Allied airlift command. At the Berlin airports Tegel, Tempelhof and Gatow nonstop record was. The aircraft landed at intervals of about 1 1/2 minutes. With amazement, a usual Berliner saw surprises this so far only as power in the history of aviation. An unbroken chain of 1344 flights brought 10,000 tons of supplies to Berlin. Berlin export goods for the Western zones were accompanied on the return flight. General Clay said the new airlift record have proved that Berlin also could be supplied air with a few additional aircraft as before the blockade.
02. England: The Commonwealth Conference in London was Instead of a Conference of leading statesmen of the British family of Nations. Important decisions about the relationship of the Member States of the Commonwealth to England were taken: the British Crown should be in the future the symbol of a voluntary Union of the Member States of the Commonwealth. Here A few of the most important participants of the Conference: the British Prime Minister Attlee in conversation with India's Prime Minister Pandit Nehru, the South African Prime Minister, Dr. Malan, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps, the Australian Prime Minister Chifley, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Fraser, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, the representative of Ceylon is the photographer: please very friendly! The Conference has proved that 500 million people of different race, nationality and religion in a free community can live together in harmony.
03. news from Germany: a. poison contact process one of the most sensational criminal cases in the post-war period before the Cologne court negotiations. The oldest Irmgard Swinka camphor is under the charge of five murder and attempted murder tenfold.
The Swinka travelled in whole Germany, found himself the confidence of older women and handed them so-called "strengthening tablets", which einschläferten the victims by admixture of morphine and other toxins. Then, the Swinka robbed the homes of their victims.
In five cases, the administered poison resulted in death. The poison contact committed their crimes in Hamburg, Essen, Frankfurt, Heidelberg and many other cities in Germany.
b. afforestation, forest should arise again here. After years of deforestation in the German forests, the Forestry Office undertakes extensive reforestation work, like here in Oldenburg. Thousands of refugees and unemployed get this work and merit. Even school children help during the holidays. The young plants are sorted, the root system is trimmed and then turned into mud, to achieve a better approach to the shoots. Ever a pair of plants must put at least 2,000 plants to achieve the goal of large-scale afforestation.
A ground-breaking ceremony - today and in 10 to 15 years will be here a little forest.
c. meet the swim teacher summer in sight!
80 swimming champion of the British zone to a three-day training course met in Cologne. The purpose of the meeting was the introduction of uniform teaching methods and exchange experience of lifeguards to lifeguards. At first but the masters will again students yet to perfect their stroke.
The rescue of Etrinkenden is another program point the individual rescue handles are applied both theoretical and practical. And now the most difficult exam: A trained swimming master can move even tied up in the water.
(d). Inner mission more and faster help for the destitute. The relief organization of the Association for the inner mission has organized new and appropriate his Munich-based distribution point of foreign clothes and food donations.
The donations come in the main from American or Swiss churches and organizations. In addition, is connected to the relief and Works Agency school for nurses of the infant and a baby home. After studying theoretical - practice. The babies, who are looked after, are orphans or children of working mothers. Paediatricians regularly check the State of health of the children. As you can see, grow, bloom and grow the babies in bed and breakfast.
04. German industry = show in New York, the Rockefeller Center, the center of New York, was Instead of a 14-day exhibition of German industrial products. Again, after 10-year absence from the world market, Germany has become a partner in the international trade. The exhibition was very popular. 130,000 visitors, mostly business people, saw the diverse exhibition. The American companies were again being in touch with the German producer. Fixed accounts over $1.3 million were already made during the fair. At the end of the exhibition were still negotiations on deliveries of goods to the value of $25 million. We especially liked the optical equipment, special machines, porcelain and photo equipment. Also the mechanics had good success with their exhibited goods. Representatives from the South American and Asian countries, as well as from Canada, Central America and Africa showed interest for German industrial products. The German industrial exhibition in New York continues to be a crucial step for the German economy on the road to a global trade.
05. Football toto 1 =? 2? X?
What runs the people - what wallows there? About Go ahead the football!
Every Sunday hundreds of thousands on the legs are... and every time's are a few thousand more. Because the football fever rises, rises, rises--and at the same pace as the football pools fever rises. You typed - and a goal for many is a nuisance - a major hit for some because his tip failed. By the way, the football pools is an economic factor of great importance. The five largest German Totos achieves a sales weekly by about 5 million Deutschmarks. A part of the profit benefit the sport and the sports clubs. Everyone has his own method, to the winner, to tap the losers or the draw as possible correctly. So, it's also sometimes with success! The tip sheet issued in the filing offices of the football Totos. Next Sunday, the tip friend on the sports ground going through anxious minutes... That goal - and again also typed! But it is further getotot - the odds are studied, whether man - won at least in third place and someday maybe the endurance will be rewarded - with the top prize in the first rank... Maybe!
06. Frankfurt: The basic law after months of negotiations of the Parliamentary Council was agreement on a full agreement on the Basic Law of the future West German Constitution in Frankfurt. In a 5stündigen session, concessions and clarifications were achieved in all contentious issues between the West German parties, the country heads of the Trizone, as also the three Western military governors. According to General Clay, it is expected that the basic law comes into force on the 15th of May. The elections to the "Federal Republic of Germany" - so the future German State will be called - will take place in July. General Robertson called a "historic day" of the Frankfurt Conference and the agreement reached there.
07. After 10 years: London in the light of these neon lights supposed to back London to a vibrant city. During the war, the city was on the River Thames in the dark, and in the post-war period was light advertisements so far due to electricity shortages forbidden.
Now London is again in the bright light. Tens of thousands of people crowd the Picadilly circus. The first night with full lighting is a Festival for young and old.
Many children saw the colorful bright lights abundance over the sea of houses for the first time in their lives.
After ten years of darkness, London once again offers the image of a cosmopolitan city in the light At night.
01. 10,000 Tons in 24 HRS
A Record Day of the Airbridge
To test the full efficiency of the Air Lift the Allied Commanding Officer ordered a 24 hrs. record trial. On Berlin airfields at Tempelhof, Gatow ans Tegel they toiled around the clock. Every 1 1/2 minutes a plane landed. It was like a miracle to the Berliners, as they witnessed this unique event in the history of aeronautics. In an endless chain of 1344 flights over 10,000 tons of vital goods were brought into Berlin. On the way back export goods from Berlin were taken to the Western Zones. General Clay declared that the new record demonstrated that Berlin, with a few additional planes, could be supplied as well as before the blockade.
In London a conference was held between the leading statesmen of the British Empire. Important decisions concerning the relations of the member states of the Commonwealth were made. In future the British crown will be the symbol of a voluntary union of the member states of the Commonwealth. Participating in the conference: British Prime Minister Attlee talking to India's Prime Minister Pandit Nehru. South African Prime Minister Dr. Malan, British Chancellor Sir Stafford Cripps, Australian Prime Minister Chifley, Prime Minister of New Zealand Fraser, Prime Minister of Pakistan Liaquat Ali Khan, the Representative of Ceylon. The conference prooved that 500 million people of different races, nationalities and religions can live harmonically in free unity.
03. News Flashes from Germany
a. Trial of a Poisoner
One of the most sensational criminal cases since the war is brought before the Cologne tribunal. 36-year-old Irmgard Swinka-Kuschinsky is accused of five murders and ten attempted murders. Swinka traveled about in Germany, gained the confidence of elderly women and gave them tablets which contained morphia and other poisonous ingredients, which narcotized the victims while Swinka plundered the homes. In 5 cases the poison caused the death of the victims. The defendant committed her crimes in Hamburg, Essen; Frankfurt, Heidelberg and several other cities.
b. New Forests
Since the German forests have been severely reduced, the Forestry Department has begun to create new forests - as the pictures show in Oldenburg. Thousands of refugees and workless people gained work and bread. School children also help during their vacations. The young plants are sorted, the roots are cut and put into the soil. Every couple of workers has to plant 2,000 plants per day. In 10 to 15 years a new forest will be grown.
c. Meeting of Swimming-Teachers
In Cologne 80 swimming masters from the British Zone met for a 3-days course. The reason of this meeting was to introduce similar methods of teaching. But first the masters have to become pupils again to complete their swimming lessons. The rescue of drowning people is another point of the lessons. The right grips are theoretically and practically taught. And this is the severest test: a good swimming master must be able to move in the water with his hands chained.
d. The Inner Mission
More and faster help for the poor is the aim of the Union for Inner Mission which has organized its Munich distribution centre for clothing and food gifts. The gifts come mainly from American and Swiss churches and organisations. This establishment also has a school for baby nurses and a home for babies. After the theoretical schooling the practice: the babies who are cared for here are orphans or children of working mothers. Baby doctors control the health of the little ones. As you see the babies seem to grow and have a good time.
04. The German Industrial Show in New York
At Rockefeller Center, New York, a 2-week show of German industrial products was held. After 10 years disappearance from the world market Germany becomes a partner in international trade. The show had a great number of visitors: 30,000, mostly business men, saw the exhibition. The American firms contacted German producers. Orders amounting to 1,3 million dollars were taken during the fair. At the end of the fair agreements were booked for the delivery of goods amounting to 25 million dollars. Optical devices, special machines, porcelain and photos aroused great interest. Mechanical outputs were very successful. Representatives of South American and far-east lands, as well from Canada, Central America and Africa came to see the German products. This German fair in New York was a decided step up for German economy toward world trade.
05. Football Toto
Every Sunday hundreds of thousands go to the football fields to see the games and to bet in the footbal Toto. The Football Toto is also an important economic factor. The five largest German Totos about 5 million D Marks are taken in and given out every week. A part of the cash income is given to sport unions. Everybody has his own method of betting on the winner. Sometimes even this has good results. The betting slips are given in at the reception offices. The following Sunday every better goes through thrilling hours. Another goal - and the bet is wrong. If you are persistent some day you may be luck and win the big prize.
Agreement on German Basic Law
After month of debating in the Parliamentary Council in Frankfurt a complete agreement was reached about the basic law of the future West German constitution. In a 5 hrs. session agreement on all points was reached between the West German parties, the chiefs of the Trizonal Lands as well as the Western Military Governors. According to General Clay it is expected that the basic law will be effective on May 15th. The elections for the Federal Republic in Germany will be in July. General Robertson called the Frankfurter Conference and the results a "historic day".
07. After Years:
These lamps will make London a lighted city again. During the war London was in darkness and after the war light-advertisements were forbidden on account of the electrical shortage. Now London has glamorous light again; at Picadilly Circus 10,000 people crowd to witness the sight. The first night with full lights. Many children saw the great lights over the roofs for the first time in their Lives.
Persons in the Film
Attlee, Clement ; Chifley ; Clay, Lucius D. ; Cripps, Stafford ; Fraser ; Heuss, Theodor ; Khan, Liaquad Ali ; Malan ; Nehru, Indira ; Robertson, Brian ; Swinka-Kuschinsky, Irmgard ; Schmid, Carlo
London ; Cologne ; New York ; Frankfurt ; Berlin ; Hamburg ; Munich
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Banking, banking ; Electricity ; gambling ; Justice ; Children ; filmmaking ; Forestry ; Women, mothers ; Night ; Political events ; Radar ; Swimming ; Toys, toys ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Cities ; Buildings ; automotive engineering, automotive ; automotive industry ; Transport: General ; Transport: motor vehicles ; Welfare, aid agencies, care ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Exhibitions ; Crew ; finance ; Berlin blockade ; aftermath of war
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