1 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 200th birthday image of Goethe, big. Berlin: Luise Schröder's Goethe-exhibition at the Charlottenburg Castle. The exhibition. Pictures of Goethe and fonts. Nuremberg: Exhibition of books who read Goethe in his childhood. Goethe's works. Frankfurt: The Goethe House in Frankfurt after reconstruction with scaffolding. Collection. Dedication to the first edition of "Iphigenie", pictures of Duke Karl August of Saxe of Weimar, Schiller. Ceremony in the University scholars. Professor Hahn, great at ceremony. Wetzlar: solid performance in the open-air theatre of "Egmont". Frankfurt: Festival meeting in St. Paul's Church. Albert Schweizer, great. Dr. Grimme speech holds. Bust of Goethe and signature.
(83 m) 02 updates soon a. Hamburg: war crimes trial of General field marshal von Manstein von Manstein, large dock. German and English lawyers. Courtroom.
(16 m) b. Frankfurt: Paul Hoffmann, ERP of representative, gives press conference Paul Hoffmann continues. John McCloy, great. Averel Harriman, great. Paul Hoffmann talks about the economic opportunities of in Germany and Europe, large (common market).
(22 m) c. Berlin: Masonic exhibition people in the exhibition. Commemorative coins, badges. Pictures of famous Freemasons, Frederick the great, Amadeus Mozart, bust of Goethe.
(34 m) 03 sport a. Munich: German water polo championship swimming friends Wuppertal barmen - water friends Hanover, gate for barmen. Audience clapping, goal for Hannover. Barmen wins 6-3 and will be the German champion.
(32 m) b. Aachen: jumping tournament "Grand Prix of Aachen" jumper on the circuit. Horse tears obstacle. Horse jumps into water-filled moat. In the playoff, police captain WINS H.d on Alder II. award ceremony and congratulatory.
(24 m) c. Los Angeles: swimming Gala the Japanese swimmer Furuhashi, great. 100 m crawl: winner is Robert Jug, United States. Jug attracts bathrobe, large. 800 m crawl: from the start, Furuhashi swims away at the top. Turn. Furuhashi won in a new world record time.
(46 m) 04. Hamburg: rotor people stand in rotor. Spinning rotor. Mechanics. People stick to the wall. Floor goes down. People fall down at slower rotation.
01 The 200th anniversary of the birth, in honor of the greatest German poet born 200 years ago, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, celebrations and exhibitions took Instead of anywhere in Germany Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In the Charlottenburg Castle in Berlin, the free University opened a collection of memorabilia, representing particularly the different life stages of Goethe's.
The cultural history of the Goethe time was the theme of an exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. Here read an interesting collection of books, the Goethe in his childhood. Here Goethe's own works from the storm and drang period.
The birth House of Goethe in Frankfurt, which was destroyed in the wars, is close to its recovery. In the Goethe Museum, rich collections testifies to the great work of the global mind.
A Goethe's dedication to the first edition of "Iphigenia".
Goethe's contemporary, Duke Karl August of Saxe-Weimar. Friedrich von Schiller, Goethe was friendly connected with the. A portrait of Goethe from the year 1827.
The official celebrations in Frankfurt began with a ceremony in the University and a speech by Rudolf Alexander Schröder. 9 internationally recognized scholars and researchers were awarded the dignity of honorary doctor of the Frankfurt Goethe-University.
Prof. Dr. Otto Hahn receives the certificate of the Faculty of science.
02. updates soon: a. Manstein trial in Hamburg began the last British war crimes trial against the former General field marshal von Manstein.
Von Manstein has to be responsible for 17 charges. About 1000 written evidence about war crimes exist the court committed by Mansteins in the command field.
The Defense consists of two German and two British lawyers.
The process that will be followed with great interest in the country and abroad, should take about three months.
Everywhere, the dramatic works were appreciated Goethe's Festival performances. In Wetzlar, where the poet lived a short time, you saw on the historical grain market in an open-air performance of "Egmont".
A party meeting was the culmination of the Goethe celebration in the Frankfurter Paulskirche. Professor Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Goethe Prize winner from 1928.
The speech was Education Minister a.D. Dr. Grimme.
Well-known representatives of all culture States converged on the holidays in Goethe's hometown of Frankfurt. And with them, the whole world celebrated the great poet and thinker Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
b. ERP Frankfurt during a visit to Germany, Paul Hoffmann, the American representative for the European reconstruction programme, held a press conference in Frankfurt.
Also John McCloy, the American High Commissioner was present, as well as the ERP representative for Germany, Averel Harriman. Paul Hoffmann spoke about the economic opportunities of in Germany and stressed that the most important task for Germany is it truly European to think and act.
With the economic problems of Europe as a whole, he said the European countries would have to cancel their trade barriers and develop into a "single large market".
c. Masonic exhibition in Berlin was opened an exhibition of the Freemasons. The Freemasons were banned in the Third Reich and had done everything, to bring them into disrepute. The exhibition is the public insight into the essence of Masonic Lodges gave.
On Christian standing basis, the most lodges know no barriers of the stand, the nationality, or race. Your task is to lead individuals to moral perfection. A lot-discussed secrets, stemming from the vow of secrecy, merely refer to distinctive signs, customs and religious acts. Freemasonry is about 200 years old in its present form. She found in the whole WeltVerbreitung. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in Germany Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm I, Frederick the great, are among its most famous members.
03 sport: a. water polo championship Munich in Munich was the German water polo championship 1949 held. The six top German teams participated in the tournament. Here snippets from the decisive game: swimming friends Wuppertal-barman (white cap) against the previous champion Hanover water lovers.
Goal for barmen.
And here a goal for Hannover.
The fight is tough but fair.
The barmen team finally won with 6-3 goals. She won all other games of the tournament and was therefore German Champion 1949.
b. Aachen horse show, peak of the horseback riding, jumping and Fahrturniers in Aachen was jumping to the "Grand Prix of Aachen". 42 of the best German horses went through the difficult course. 14 obstacles were to take. 35,000 spectators saw completed jumps - but also occasional crashes. A flawless ride managed only four riders.
The decision to the "Grand Prix of Aachen" was therefore in a playoff.
The first cut, two horses were ruled out. In a second playoff, the Cologne police commander remained H.d on "Alder II" victorious.
The ceremony: the worthy completion of the traditional Aachen tournament.
c. swimming at a Schwimmfest in Los Angeles launched a Japanese team - with the miracle swimmer Furuhashi, who broke 3 world records on this occasion. First the 100-meter crawl swimming: American and Japanese swimmer from world class in the struggle. Winner was the American Robert Jug before crack, Ohio University.
Now 800-metres crawl: from the start off Furuhashi swims a sensational race. Furuhashi lets the Americans far behind. His still is powerful and quick - hitting only 4 leg tempos, rather than the usual 6 per arm stroke - saves energy.
Furuhashi has almost an uncanny pace – he won in a new world record time of 9 minutes 35.5 seconds. Also about 400 metres and 1500 metres freestyle, he swam the new world records at the same event.
Furuhashi - a phenomenon in the water, the best crawl swimmer of the present.
04. the haunted boiler: Fleeing the Earth - momentum winning a mysterious House - and a no less mysterious machinery, built in Hamburg for pleasure pleasure-hungry people.
A push of the button and the boiler begins to rotate - get faster and faster.
Due to the centrifugal force, the people are pressed outwards. You can quietly pull them off the ground under the feet - stick them like flies on the wall.
The rotating pot becomes the Cauldron.
The rotation is slower... and the Earth has them again. A new attraction for the amusement parks: Everyone once strong crazy!
01. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 200th Birthday
On honour of the greatest German poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who was born 200 years ago, ceremonies and exhibitions were held everywhere in Germany. The Free University showed a collection of souvenirs of Goethe's different life-periods at Castle Charlottenburg. Art of the Goethe times was the subject of the Nurnberg exhibition. Here is an interesting collection of books, which Goethe read in his childhood. And here Goethe's works from his "storm and stress" period. Goethe's birthplace in Frankfurt, which was destroyed during the war, is almost reconstructed. In the Goethe Museum a rich collection demonstrates the great activity of this world-wide genius. A dedication of Goethe's in his first "Iphigenie" edition. Goethe's contemporary, the Duke Karl August of Saxonia-Weimar. Friedrich von Schiller, with whom Goethe had a great friendship, A Goethe portrait of the year 1827. The official ceremonies at Frankfurt began in the university with a speech by Rudolf Alexander Schröder. Nine internationally approved scientists and searchers were honoured with the title of Doctor by Goethe University, Frankfurt. Prof. Dr. Otto Hahn receives the certificate for natural science. Goethe's dramas were performed all over Germany. At Wetzlar's historical Kornmarkt one saw an open air performance of "Egmont". The zenith of all Goethe celebrations was the ceremony at Frankfurt Paul Church. Prof. Dr. Albert Schweitzer, winner of the 1928 Goethe-Prize. Former Minister of Culture Dr. Grimme spoke. Representatives of all cultures gathered during these days at Goethe's home town, Frankfurt. And the whole world honoured the great poet and thinker, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
02. Actualities in Brief:
a. Manstein Trial
The last British War Crime Trial against the Former General Field Marshal von Manstein began in Hamburg. Von Manstein is accused of 17 different crimes. The court received about 1000 written proofs of war crimes with were committed in Manstein's command district. The defense consists of two German and two British lawyers. The trial, which is being followed at home and abroad, is expected to last about three months.
b. ERP Frankfurt
During a visit to Germany Paul Hoffman, the American head of the European Reconstruction Program held a press conference at Frankfurt. John McCloy, the American High Commissioner was present as well as the ERP representative for Germany, Averill Harriman. Paul Hoffman discussed the economic possibilities in Germany and pointed out that Germany's most important task is to think and act in a European sense. About European economic problems he said that the European states must open their trade barriers and that they must became "one big market."
c. Free Mason Exhibition
A Free Mason exhibition was opened in Berlin. The Free Masons were forbidden during the Third Reich, and they did everything to bring them into disgrace. The exhibition is meant to give the public a chance to look into the ways and means of Free Mason work. Based on religious thinking, most of the Masons do not make any distriction as to class, nationality or race. It is their task to lead the individual to moral perfection. Their much discussed "secrets" concern only their strict secrets about the distinctive marks, the customs and acts of worship.
The Free Mason idea is, in its present form, about 200 years old. It is spread all over the world. Their most famous German members were Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm I, Frederic the Great, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
a. Water Polo Championship Munich
The German water polo championship 1949 was played in Munich. The six best German teams participated. Here are some shots from the final:
Wuppertal - Barmen (white caps) against last year's champion Hanover.
Goal for Barmen.
The match is tough but fair. The Barmen team won finally by 6:3 goals. The same team won also all their other games and so became German Champions, 1949.
b. Aachen Riding Tournament
The zenith of the Aachen Tournament was the jumping competition for the "Grand Prix of Aachen." 42 of the best German horses started. 14 hurdles had to be taken. 35,000 spectators watched splendid jumping as well as several falls. Only four riders passed without a mistake. The Cologne Police Cavalry Captain Hafemann won with "Erle II."
A Japanese team at a swimming competition in Los Angeles, with the wonder swimmer Furuhashi, who broke three world records on this occasion. First the 100 meter: winner, the American Robert Jug from Riss, Ohio, University. Now the 800 meter: Furuhashi swims a sensational race from the beginning. His style is powerful - he makes 4 leg turns per armstroke instead of the usual 6 - and that saves energy. Furuhashi makes a new world record with 9 minutes and 35,5 seconds. The other two records were the 400 meter and 1500 meter free style contest. Furuhashi - a phenomenon in water, the best swimmer of today.
04. The Witch's Kettle
The ground lifts - centrifugal force wins
A mysterious house and not less mysterious machinery in Hamburg for sensation-hungry people. A button is pushed and the kettle starts turning - faster and faster. The centrifugal power drives the people to the walls. Once can take the ground from their feet - they stick to the wall like flies. The rotating pot becomes a witch's kettle. The ratotion gets slower - - - they are dropped back to earth. A new attraction for amusement places!
Persons in the Film
Friedrich der Große ; Goethe von, Johann Wolfgang ; Grimme ; Hahn, Otto ; Harriman, Averell ; Hoffman, Paul G. ; Karl, August ; McCloy, John ; Manstein von ; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus ; Schiller, Friedrich ; Schröder, Luise ; Schröder, Rudolf Alexander ; Schweitzer, Albert ; Furuhashi ; Hafemann ; Jug, Robert
Aachen ; Munich ; Los Angeles ; Berlin ; Nuremberg ; Frankfurt ; Hamburg ; London ; Wetzlar
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Libraries ; Books ; Higher education ; Medals, awards, honors ; Press, press conferences ; Horse riding, horse racing (without harness) ; Swimming ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Buildings ; war crimes, war crimes ; Cultural events ; Marshall plan ; water polo ; Costumer ; Exhibitions ; Entertainment, festivals ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war
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