Welt im Film 310/1951 11.05.1951


01 London: King George opened the British Festival of King George, Queen Elisabeth and Princess Margaret drive in an open horse-drawn carriage from Buckingham Palace. Prince Philip and Princess Elisabeth in the 2nd stage. People on the side of the road. Royal couple before St. Paul's Cathedral from carriage, Queen Elisabeth Queen Mother Mary, rises half-close. Prince Philip and Princess Margaret and Princess Elisabeth. King George reads opening speech after service in St.Paul. Recorded interview: "I declare the Festival of Britain open and wish it universal success." Churchill with cylinder and religious jewelry. Royal couple welcomed Attlee and Churchill. Illuminated exhibition grounds.
(37 m) 02 Strasbourg: Germany on an equal footing in the Council of Europe Strasbourg's cityscape. Münster. Schuman gets out of car and entering building. European flag at home. Adenauer speaking laughing with Schuman. Adenauer in addition to Hallstein at the Conference table. Adenauer sitting, interview on Council of Europe gives o-ton: "but mostly seems to be that an atmosphere is formed in such a sensitive but open meeting me also of particular importance, also for difficult negotiations, and they will certainly come one day, is extraordinarily cheap."
(29 m) 03 updates soon a. Munich: demonstration for return of prisoners of war procession with torches. Rally. Transparent give you free. Fires on the border of the zone.
(17 m) Munich: inauguration of enrolling homes for apprentices spokesperson and spokesperson. Listeners applaud. Inauguration of the apprentice homes. Apprentices before the houses, in the dining room, living room, and on the window.
(20 m) c. New York: Israeli ships in the United States the statue of liberty, total. Passing ship at skyline. Sailor. Jewish flag. Waving from the shore.
(9 m) d. will channel "Free Europe" solemnly inaugurated by Bavaria sends a dedication by Mr. Jackson (large), President of the American National Committee for a free Europe, sign: this voice of freedom made possible by the contributions of 16,000 000 American citizens to the 1950 crusade for freedom. Tape machine operated mixer, radio tower, transmitter "Free Europe" with current tape recorders, Studio shot, man surrounded by mountains.

04. fashion from 3 countries a. Berlin: flat Cap girl shows various well-secured cloth as headgear.
(14 m) b. Bad Homburg: summer fashion Jaques home mannequin introduces sleeveless dress of the day. Dress with wide swinging wadenlangem rock.
(7 m) c. Hamburg: fashion show Jaques Desses Atlantic mannequins go on runway. Dress with apron-like rock. Evening dress with detachable skirt. Audience clapping. Evening dresses.
(20 m) d. Bologna: Italian Shoes Shoe fashion (17 m) 05 sport: a. Munich riem: airfield racing flying glider. Race car driver. Starter lowers flag. Start. It leads Hans Stuck on AFM. Overtaking. Fritz Riess goes into the lead lap display. Official lowers flag. Fritz Riess with laurel wreath on the car, great.
(31 m) b. Helsinki: World Championship in freestyle wrestling Olympic Stadium. Catchment of the wrestler. Wrestling match. Max of light, Germany, battling Yasar Dogu, Turkey, and loses by a shoulder throw. The winning Turkey team at award ceremony.
(40 m) c. Rome: International Horse Show opening ceremony. D ' Orgeix, France, on the course. Good shots during the whole ride. Obstacles tear horses and riders plunge.
(40 m)


Narration (English)

Persons in the Film

Adenauer, Konrad ; Attlee, Clement ; Churchill, Winston ; Elizabeth von England ; Elisabeth II. von England ; Georg VI. von England ; Hallstein, Walter ; Margaret von England ; Mary von England ; Philip Mountbatten von Edinboroug ; Schuman, Robert ; Dogu, Yasar ; Leichter, Karl ; d'Orgeix ; Riess, Fritz ; Stuck, Hans


London ; Helsinki ; Munich-riem ; Rome ; Munich ; Strasbourg ; New York ; Zone boundary ; Bonn ; Berlin ; Bad Homburg ; Hamburg ; Bologna


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Demonstrations ; Border DDR/BRD, borders ; Interviews ; Education, youth ; Europe, EDC, EEC ; Flags ; Fire ; motor sports ; Medals, awards, honors ; Posters, fonts, banners ; Political events ; Horse riding, horse racing (without harness) ; Rings ; Shipping ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports facilities ; Cities ; automotive engineering, automotive ; War, prisoners of war ; Cultural events ; Welfare, aid agencies, care ; Fashion ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war


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70th Anniversary Accession of Germany to the Council of Europe (May 2, 1951)

On May 2, 1951, the Federal Republic of Germany became a full member of the Council of Europe. It had already been granted associate status a year earlier, on July 13, 1950. Ten states - Great Britain, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Denmark, Norway and Sweden founded the Council of Europe as the first of the major post-war European organizations on May 5, 1949 by - with the signing of the Treaty of London.

The admission of the still young FRG was the first step toward its integration into the West, as the merger was also intended to create a counterweight to the socialist Eastern Bloc. For this reason, the American Committee for a United Europe was instrumental in promoting and financially supporting the project. An important pioneer in Europe was the British wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who, after the tragedy of the two world wars, advocated the creation of a kind of "United States of Europe" and regarded the formation of Council of Europe as the first step in this direction.

The aim of the Strasbourg-based organization, which Adenauer calls the "European conscience," is to protect human rights, the rule of law and democracy. One of the first - and still one of the most significant instruments was the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, adopted in 1950. Since 1959, the European Court of Human Rights has monitored its implementation and its signature as a prerequisite for membership in the Council of Europe.

Today, 47 countries belong to the association - all European territorial states with the exception of Belarus and Kosovo. They are represented by members of the national parliaments in the Parliamentary Assembly and by their foreign ministers in the Committee of Ministers, which is chaired by Germany from November 2020 to May 2021.

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