1st Harry Saager won the Germany tour of cyclists cyclists on the road. Ride through forest. Legs are large. Drive over the bridge. Drive uphill. Harry Saager goes at the top. Ride through mountains. Arrival in Munich. Saager, great.
(36 m) 02 updates soon a. London: meeting of Finance Ministers of the Commonwealth Downingstreet 10, great. Arrival of Finance Ministers before Downingstreet of 10 Attlee in conversation, half-close.
(15 m) b. Schnakenburg: meeting at the zone border young people push bikes. You can meet people from East and West on the border of the British and Soviet zone boundary. People express themselves to hand over border fence.
(21 m) c. Paris: trial of Hitler's former Ambassador Abetz courtroom. The defendant Abetz, the deportation is created by Jews and French workers and politicians to the load. Abetz is discharged after judgment (20 years forced labour).
(22 m) 03 Düsseldorf today: art and fashion blossom on Düsseldorf, total. Traffic in the streets. Tram runs. Theatre poster in "Faust" with Elisabeth Flickenschildt Gründgens theatre. Girls go to fashion school. Students at the fashion drawing. Tailors bust is made. Try on. Road sign Königsallee. Demonstration of fashions on the Königsallee. Mannequins go into long dresses. Spectators on the side of the road. The damaged Art Academy. Student, architecture, sculpture. Düsseldorf street scene.
(62 m) 04. Munich: Soapbox boy tinker car. Acceptance of the car. Boys slide down on cardboard mountain. Soapbox. Cheer for young viewers. Winner with wreath. Winner: Eckehard Kornmesser.
(51 m) 05. New trade fairs, new ideas a. food: building exhibition homes and interiors. Bathroom. People on the terrace. Different models.
(20 m) Munich: trade fair crowds in the exhibition. Bucket with apparatus to express by Muzz. Ladder and bucket to attach. Submetering for boarders. Einwecken apparatus. Adjustable bed for children. Chair with built-in radio and telephone books.
(33 m) 06. Frankfurt: Goethe Prize receives Thomas Mann Thomas Mann enters lectern in St. Paul's Church and speaking, actuality. "It wants the fate that our existence is symbolic, because as we have this fate to make. So, I instead of hatred, friendship, friends, enemies, me to avoid the appearance, as I hide myself before them. Welcome or not, I would have felt it as a patch in my life, if I had only away homage to the genius of Goethe and shunned in Germany."
1st Harry Saager wins the "cross by Germany" trip the last stages of the large wheel remote drive: "Across Germany" from Hamburg to Munich.
The more the driver approaching the goals, the higher the voltage of the international sports world rise. Since Cologne, the target of the fourth stage, Harry Saager is located at the top. On the major routes in the Alps, Saager has every effort to help the follower of repeatedly attacking.
Bautz and Steinhilb are his fiercest competitors.
But always he can thwart their attempts.
The ride is nearing its end. Still leads Harry Saager. The Munich-based Amor track is reached and objectives. Cross by Germany under most difficult conditions, and Harry Saager managed 3,000 kilometres in 85 hours and 15 minutes.
02. updates in the near future: a. Finance Ministers meeting, London Downing Street, number 10, the seat of the British Prime Minister in London, was the venue of the Finance Ministers from the countries of the Commonwealth. The financial experts of the British family of Nations met to detailed discussions on shared austerity.
Prime Minister Attlee received the guests of Government from five continents.
An increased exchange of goods between the countries of the Commonwealth to help overcome the difficulties of the dollar shortage.
b. meetings on the border of the zone, a new kind of "small border traffic" has emerged on the Elbe Dyke found near Schnackenburg. Here, the British Soviet patriotism are no obstacle for a Sunday afternoon chat between relatives and acquaintances of the opposite villages. There is a joyous reunion, family news, and sometimes an interzonal Kaffeeklatsch. For two Sunday-afternoon hours, the authorities on both sides and across the border of the zone press to the eye of the law.
Meeting point Elbdeich - a family trip in 1949.
c. Abetz process, Paris, Otto Abetz, Hitler's former Ambassador to France, had to answer before a French military tribunal in Paris.
In an extensive indictment, Abetz was made responsible for the deportation of French politicians, workers and soldiers, as well as for the transport of 120,000 Jews to German concentration camps in Poland.
He was accused of also the deportation of more than 20,000 works of art from France.
The military court was Instead of the request of the Prosecutor and sentenced Abetz to 20 years hard labor.
03. Düsseldorf today: art and fashion flourish Düsseldorf shows again the face of Rhenish business acumen and artistic vitality. Although the consequences of the war are also here still visible everywhere, but the city removed the image of the past with A lot of energy and finds connection to its special tradition as a city of art and fashion of the West.
Far beyond Germany's borders, one speaks of the Düsseldorf Theatre, which is one of the most interesting representatives of the dramatic arts in Gustaf of Gründgens.
The newly founded School of fashion is approached young for the garment industry. Under the guidance of renowned teachers students receive the finishing touches in elegance and craftsmanship here from all parts of Germany. Tailor busts are made as a result of monetary and material shortage by the students themselves.
An original exhibition Düsseldorf clothing company: fashion show on the road. An event that is significant for the lively spirit of the Rhenish city. On the King's Avenue, 60 mannequins show how you are beautiful and functional can dress with tight purse.
And here the heavily damaged Art Academy. While still built a wing of the wrecked House, teaching in all areas of the Visual Arts in the other is already running.
A stream of stimulating and exciting bustle back through the streets of Düsseldorf, the "little Paris" of the Rhineland.
04 Seifenkistl race: Grand Prix of the smallest driver in Munich was held the smallest rider Grand Prix, the Seifenkistl race of the GYA, of the welfare of the American army for the German youth. For weeks the boys had in the American zone everywhere hammered, drilled, sawed and glued, until they had finished their miniature wagons for the loss. And now the finale: from 20.000 Kistlfahrern started the 36 best for the Championship at the Munich's Theresienwiese. In the meantime an improvised competition of the cardboard box driver. The railway was 300 meters long, and it achieved speeds over 40 km/h. The winner waved a valuable prize: a trip to America with their parents.
More than 10,000 spectators watched the race of recent matadors. Be careful! -Brake! -Watching is also here not safe...
And the winner is: the thirteen Eckehard Kornmesser from Kelheim.
05 the exhibition "Signed and sealed" showed new methods for modern and functional building new trade fairs - new ideas in food. A house made of pumice and steel. Production price: 12.000 mark.
The complete Setup shows how even interior designers constantly search for practical and cheaper ways of Interior Design. A more sophisticated House. This home will cost 7,000 mark. Modern building - "Signed and sealed". New ideas from 50 different trade branches at the trade fair in Munich. A performance show that United 700 exhibitors from all over West Germany and Berlin. A few practical novelties for the housewife.
Bucket with new ideas.
An almost indispensable requisite for the lodger: the Submetering for electrical power loss.
The long entbehrte Einwecken apparatus.
The "growing" - i.e. adjustable cot for all ages.
And here a chair with built-in radio and every other comfort.
On two fairs: Great performance and small news - really for everyone and for each something.
06. Thomas Mann in Frankfurt after teenager absence returned Thomas Mann and his wife from America to visit Germany. In the Paulskirche, the Goethe prize of the Goethe year was presented in 1949 the 74-year-old poet.
In a speech of great human and spiritual stature, Thomas Mann was accountable over its attitude to Germany.
Original sound: "it wants because so the fate that our existence is symbolic, we have to meet this fate. So, I am me, friendship, hatred, the friend, don't leave them in the lurch, the enemies, to avoid the appearance, as I hide myself before them. Welcome or not, I would have considered it a patch in my life, if I had only away homage to the genius of Goethe and also avoided Germany."
01. Harry Saager wins the Germany Bike Tournament
The last stages of the race from Hamburg to Munich. The more the bicyclists approache the goal, the more the excitement increases. Harry Saager leads the field since Cologne, which was the end of the fourth stage. Saager has a hard time getting rid of his pursuers while crossing the Alps. Bautz and Steinhilb are his most dangerous competitors. The race is almost over. Harry Saager still leads. The Munich Amortrack is reached. Harry Saager won this extremely trying 3000 kilometer race in 85 hours and 15 minutes.
02. Actualities in Brief:
a. Conference of the Finance Ministers in London
Finance Ministers of the Commonwealth met at 10 Downing-Street, the residence of the British Prime Minister. The finance experts of the Commonwealth discussed possible measures of economy. Prime Minister Attlee greeted the guests from all five continents. An increased exchange of goods between the Commonwealth countries will help to overcome the dollar scarcity.
b. Tryst at the British-Russian Border
On the Elbe Dyke near Schnackenburg the Russian barriers cannot stop relatives and friends of the nearby villages meeting here on a Sunday afternoon for a little chat. The authorities here and there on the border allow this for these two hours. Elbe-Dyke - a family meeting place in 1949.
c. Abetz Trial in Paris
Otto Abetz, Hitler's former Ambassador for France, was tried at a French military court in Paris. Abetz was made responsible for having transported French politicians, laborers and soldiers as well as for sending 120.000 Jews into German concentration camps in Poland. He was also accused of having taken out of France 20,000 works of art. The military court declared him guilty and sentenced Abetz to 20 years hard labor.
03. Düsseldorf To-Day:
Art and Fashions flourish
Düsseldorf is becoming again a city of art and fashion, which it had been before the war. Far outside of Germany's borders one knows the Düsseldorf theater with Gustaf Gründgens. The newly founded School of Fashions trains boys and girls from all parts of Germany to be top designers or first class tailors. The tailor-busts are being made by the students in spite of lack of money and material. An original proof of the Düsseldorf clothing industry: Fashion show on the street. An event which is typical of the enterprising spirit of this Rhineland city. 60 models show, on the "Königs-Allee", how one can dress well and pratically with little money. And here the heavily stricken Academy of Arts. Lessons are given in one part while the other part of the academy is being repaired. A flood of busy people go through Düsseldorf's streets; the Rhinish "Little Paris."
04. Soap Box Derby:
Grand Prix of Little Champions
The Grand Prix of the smallest car racers was held at Munich - the G.Y.A. Soap Box Derby. The Boys of the U.S. Zone of Germany worked for months until their pocket-edition racing cars were ready to start. And now the finals: out of 20.000 boys 36 started at Munich Theresienwiese for the championship. The soap boxes attained 40-kilometer speed on the 300 meter-long track. The winner was to get a valuable prize: a trip to America with his parents. More then 10.000 people watched the race. Attention! Brakes on! Watching seems to be just as dangerous as racing. And this is the champion: 13-year-old Eckehard Kornmesser of Kelheim.
05. New Exhibition - New Ideas
The Technical Fair in Essen demonstrates new methods of modern and practical building. A one-family house made of pumice stone and steel costs 12.000 D-marks. The furniture shows how the art of interior decoration is continously seeking more practical and cheaper methods of making furniture. This is a more expensive one-family house. The price is 7.000 D-marks. New ideas from 50 different branches of handicraft at the Handicraft Fair in Munich with booths of 700 exhibitors from all Western Germany and Berlin. Several useful slogans for the housewife. A new bucket. And an automatic current-checker for the subtenant. And the long-missed preserving apparatus. The "growing" bed - that means a convertible children's bed for all ages. And here, the easy-chair with radio and other comforts. At both fairs: wonderful effects and new ideas- for everyone.
06. Thomas Mann in Frankfurt
After a 16 year absence Thomas Mann visited Germany together with his wife. The 74 year-old author was presented with the Goethe-Prize in Frankfurt's Pauls-Church. In his speech Thomas Mann also talked about his attitude regarding Germany.
"If fate decrees that our existence becomes symbolic, we have to face this fortune. Well - I face friendship, hatreds, my friends, not to leave them; the enemies, to avoid the impression that I hide myself. Welcome or not, I would have thought it a dark spot in my life, If I had vowed myself to Goethe only abroad, avoiding Germany".
Persons in the Film
Abetz, Otto ; Attlee, Clement ; Flickenschildt, Elisabeth ; Mann, Thomas ; Saager, Harry
Munich ; Food ; London ; Schnakenburg ; Paris ; Düsseldorf ; Frankfurt ; Hamburg
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Border DDR/BRD, borders ; public opinion research ; Women, mothers ; Medals, awards, honors ; Political events ; Cycling ; Soapbox ; Sports details, fouls ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Cities ; Buildings ; Cultural events ; Art ; Works of art ; Home ; Fashion ; Costumer ; Construction ; Exhibitions ; construction ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war
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