01 Federal Festival in Bonn Germany welcomes its Federal President. Flags of the Federal Republic on the houses in Bonn. The Lord Mayor of Bonn talks about the Town Hall. Heuss, half close, as a listener. Relay races from countries bring congratulations. Equestrian relay. Heuss, standing, half close, in the official gallery. Passing boats of Lake Constance, relay on the Rhine in the Federal House. Heuss, standing, waving, half-close. Heuss receives gifts. In addition to Heuss in the gallery. Duke Friedrich Adolf von Mecklenburg, President of the Olympic Committee. Turn demonstrations before Heuss. Heuss speaks on the grandstand to young people, half-close. Turner and gymnasts, half-close. Waving U.S. flag, great.
02. streiflichter from Germany a. Berlin Observatory for amateurs is assembled. Look through the telescope. Sunspots. Moon.
b. Ulm: Kleinstauto passes with 6 HP Kleinstauto road, trucks through and through. 1 cylinder rear-engine. Woman lifts auto out of parking space.
(c). Munich: Oktoberfest the Theresienwiese with people and carousels. People drive in carousel. Pirate ship. Ferris wheel. Balloons. Town crier. Sausages on grill. Chicken on skewer. Pretzels. Beer wagon. Beer serving and measure pitchers. Abut men.
03. table tennis like never the world champions in table tennis Victor Barna and Richard Bergmann, great. Play the champions against each other. Women's doubles: Barna/miner play against Australians. Long ball exchanges.
04. Toronto: Ship Noronic in flames burning steamer Noronic. Ground. Wounded on board. Injured in hospitals with associations. The burned-out deck of the vessel with lifeboats.
05. images from all over the world a. United States: Soapbox of the German winner in the Soapbox on the Empire State Building. Views of New York City. Soapbox race in United States. The winner will receive the German Champion Cup and congratulations.
(b). London: police on the River Thames ride policemen in historical uniforms from different years over the River Thames. Pirate boats. Spectators waving from bridges.
c. United States: 81-year-old parachutist old man rises in aircraft with a parachute. He speaks, original sound. "I'm 81 but still I'm a young guy. Don't forget it! Good bye folks, I'll see you, when I come down." Sports plane taking off. Old man on the plane, great. Take-off and landing. His young wife greets him.
01 Federal Festival in Bonn Germany Bonn the first German Federal Festival greets its Federal President after the major political events which celebrated last week. Participants from all countries of Germany, especially young people, heard the opening speech of the Mayor of Bonn.
German President Heuss was the center of many honors.
Staffetten the President conveyed greetings and congratulations of the countries and cities from all parts of the new Federal Republic and Berlin.
The highlight of the ceremony was driving past the Constance Staffette before the grandstand on the Rhine side of the Federal building. About 700 boats joined the squadron.
Then, loyal deeds and devotion gifts were presented to the President.
In the Gallery: Herzog-Friedrich Adolf von Mecklenburg, the newly elected President of the German Olympic Kommittess. About 30,000 people filled the Gronau Stadium and watched a colorful dance of sporting events in the framework of this first German Federal Festival.
Then German President Heuss said moving and heartfelt words to the youth, who had greeted him here and celebrated.
02. streiflichter from Germany a. Observatory, Berlin Observatory for amateurs. In Berlin have joined friends of astronomy in the Wilhelm-Foerster-Institute and completed an Astronomical Observatory with all necessary instruments themselves.
Sunspots - seen through the telescope.
The observations and results of this scientific amateur work be forwarded to other observatories of the domestic or foreign.
The world of craters of the moon.
The Observatory by the friends of astronomy is busy day and night.
In addition to the continuous research and observation one holds also for himmelskundliche lay lectures and optical guided tours through the world of planets and fixed stars.
(b). Small car a midget among the cars. With 6 HP go over hill and Dale. And a truck at right angles in the way, so it goes through just below.
Off-road is a gimmick. The new small car manufactured in Herrlingen near Ulm succeeds - as the major.
With approx. 4 liters of fuel consumption and over 60 km/h speed limit he adapts to city and transport in particular.
The heart of the car: a single-cylinder rear engine.
And the parking lot is so small, the car comes easily in and out.
c. Oktoberfest Munich regained its traditional Oktoberfest. After lean years, it showed again in its former glory.
From near and far poured tens of thousands of Rummellustiger on the "Oktoberfest" in the shadow of the Bavaria statue. There was "a pound Gaudi' for locals and tourists enjoy.
The sensations and attractions vied with the stalls and tents of culinary delights. And the Märzen beer flowed hectolitres-wise. Bright light and joie de vivre – it was like old times again.
03. table tennis as never the world champion pair in the table tennis Victor Barna and Richard Bergmann, during a visit in Australia, showed their great form.
Here the champions play each other. Each smash is taken: since the skilled person is amazed and surprised the layman.
And now a double: Barna-Bergmann, in dark shirts against the representative of Australia.
With wonderful precision and elegance, each alternately returns the ball. Note Barnas casual nonchalance.
Actually - table tennis like never before.
04. ship in flames the tragedy in the port of Toronto of the steamer "Noronic", which ran on the Great Lakes between the United States and Canada, was destroyed by a large fire in Toronto.
The fire originated in the early hours of the morning and attacked Right away at breakneck speed to.
A panic broke out among the 500 passengers. The path in the open, there was fierce fighting. But long since not all managed the rescue. As the morning dawned, more than 120 people on the burning "Noronic" were included. Only hours later, the recovery of the dead could begin.
In the meantime, the hospitals and the quickly established makeshift hospitals filled up with casualties.
So far succeeded in Not yet, to clarify the cause of the fire. In total, approximately 200 people in this accident were killed.
It was one of the worst disasters in the history of modern navigation.
05. images from all over the world: a. Seifenkistlrennen, United States of the winner of the German Seifenkistlrenner, the 13-year-old Ekkehard Kornmesser, a trip won as a prize to America.
And here he is in New York and admired the famous view from the highest building in the world, the Empire State Building.
And here is Ekkehard Kornmesser guest American soap box Derby in the State of Ohio, the model for the German Seifenkistlrennen. 50,000 spectators in the stands and at the start of the best Kistlfahrer of the country. Also here are only self-made car. And here and there the same voltage, the same excitement for young and old.
And that's the lucky winner. With prize and handshake of his German colleagues.
b. police on the River Thames, England before 150 years in London the Thames police founded. On this occasion, a festive water parade in historical robes found Instead of now.
Bloodthirsty pirates remind of the times long past, in which the Thames was dominated by criminal gangs. But by 1800 on her life was over. The Thames police cleaned up with them relentlessly.
The parade showed the water police from yesteryear to today - past and present of a historical stream of all kinds.
c. 81-year-old, the 81-year-old Americans Bernard Mac Fadden parachutists had a strange ambition. For eighteen years he was pilot, but never he had jumped off with the parachute!
Now he wants to do so voluntarily this omission at the celebration of his 81st birthday.
(Original sound): "I'm 81 but still I'm a young guy. D'ont forget it! Good bye folks. I'll see you, when I come down."
The old man seems nervous not knowing. And it's so far.
A bold leap - and still sails the enterprising Methuselah through the skies.
The tear swells — the Earth and Mrs Mc Fadden got him again.
01. Bundes Celebration in Bonn
Western Germany Greets its Bundespresident
After the important political events of the last weeks Bonn celebrated its first German Bundes-Festival. Spectators - mostly young people - from all Western lands listened to the opening speech of Bonn's burgomaster. Reciepient of many marks of honour was Bundespresident Heuss. Relay runners from all parts of the new republic and Berlin submitted greetings and congratulations of several lands and cities to the president. Highlight of the ceremony was the procession on the Rhine of the Bodensee relay team. About 700 boats participated. Documents and gifts were presented to the president. On the grand stand of honour: the Duke Friedrich Adolf of Mecklenburg, the newly elected president of the German Olympic Committee. About 30 000 people gathered at Gronau Stadium to watch various sport performances. Bundespresident Heuss than spoke to the youthful audience.
02. News Flashes from Germany
a. Observatory, Berlin
An observatory for amateurs. Friends of the Wilhelm Foerster Institute have founded an observatory with all necessary instruments. Sunspots - seen through the telescope. Observation and results of this scientific amateurs' work are being submitted to other observatories at home and abroad. The craters on the Moon. The observatory is visited day and night by astronomy fans. Beside a constant watching and searching of the heavens, lectures are held for laymen of astronomy.
[...] messer won a trip to America. [...] admiring the view from the world's highest building - the Empire State Building. And here Ekkehard Kornmesser as guest at the American Soap Box Derby in the State of Ohio, the model for the German soap box derby. 50,000 spectators watched on the grand stand and start the country's best soap box racers. Only selfmade cars are permitted. and also here, the same enthusiasm, the same thrill for youngsters and grown-ups. And this is the happy winner with a prize and the handshake of his German colleague.
05. b. Police on the Thames, England
The Thames Police was founded 150 years ago in London. This was the reason for a water corso in historic costumes. Pirates remind us of old times, when the Thames was ruled by criminals. But their easy life ended after the year 1800, when the Thames Police cleaned them up thoroughly. The corso included all kinds of water police from old times till today - past and present of a historic river.
c. 81-Year-Old Parachuter
81-Year-Old American Bernard Mac Fadden had a queer ambition. He was a pilot for 18 years but never jumped off the plane with a parachute. Now he wants to make up for this neglect on his 81st birthday. (Original Sound). The old man does not seem to have any nerves at all. A daring jump - - and the adventurous Methusalem sails slowly through the air. He is given back to the earth and Mrs. Mac Fadden.
down the hills. And when a big truck stands in the way, it slips right through. This new small car which is made at Herrlingen near Ulm manages every kind of road like its big brothers. It runs 60 kilometers per hour and needs approximately 4 liter gasoline, and is most suitable for trips in town and suburbs. The heart of the car: a one cylinder motor in the rear. The parking lot is never too small; this little car gets in and out in any case.
02. c. October Fair
After long meager years Munich had again its October Fair in all its old glamour. Ten of thousands of people came to the "Wies'n" and there was lots of fun for natives and strangers. All kinds of sensations competed with bazaars with "Würstle" and good beer. Glittering lights and the joy of life - like old times.
03. Ping Pong as Never Before
The world champion team Victor Barna and Richard Bergmann exhibited their skillful playing on a visit in Australia. Here they play against each other. Each ball is give back. And now a double: Barna-Bergmann, dark shirts, against Australia's representatives. In fact - this is ping-pong as it was never seen before.
04. Ship at Fire
The Tragedy at Toronto Harbour
The "Noronic," which sailed between USA and Canada was destroyed by fire in Toronto harbour. The fire started early in the morning and spread with enormous speed. A panic broke out among the 500 passengers, everybody fought for a way through the fire. At dawn 120 persons were still caught inside the burning "Noronic." It was hours later before one was able to search for their bodies. Hospitals and first aid to search were crowded with injured passengers. It is not yet clear what caused the fire. About 200 persons died in this terrible accident. This was one of the greatest catastrophes in the history of modern navigation.
Persons in the Film
Barna, Victor ; Bergmann, Richard ; Friedrich Adolf von Mecklenburg ; Heuss, Theodor
United States ; Bonn ; Australia ; Berlin ; Munich ; Toronto ; Ulm ; London ; New York
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Disasters ; Flags ; skydiving, skydiving ; Political events ; Police ; Shipping ; Soapbox ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sporting events ; Cities ; table tennis ; automotive engineering, automotive ; festivals ; Construction ; Gastronomy ; Astronomy ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war
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