1st United States: flooding in the Midwest flying plane (taken from other aircraft). Truman looks out window of the aircraft. Aerial view of the flooding area. Truman on the phone from aircraft affected cities. Distributed on Damm of Omaha, who withstood the flood. Rail and cars in the water. People riding in a rubber dinghy.
(36 m) 2 updates in the near future as West Berlin: East police go to the West police over two East police officers in the police headquarters. You there To give up their weapons. Uniforms of national policemen in the basement of the Presidium.
(19 m) b. Brunswick: foundation stone laid for ECA apartments Fest meeting at the groundbreaking ceremony for 300 development buildings. Foundation stone is laid.
(13 m) c. jets flight London - South Africa passenger plane on table builds House of cards that will not fall over. Flight over the Alps. Stewardeß served. Flying Comet. Uganda stopover. Flight building. Stairs is driven. Flight over the Victoria falls. Pilot in the cockpit. Aerial view of Johannesburg. Driving out of the flaps. A Winker filmed on aircraft airfield. Passengers get off. Johannesburg cityscape with traffic.
(32 m) d. Frankfurt: Katyn Investigation Committee examination of former Polish officer. Witness speaks, original sound. Interpreter translates, o-ton: "First of all, I have no doubt that these men have been murdered by the Soviets."
(28 m) e. Munich: arrest of money counterfeiting gang money counterfeiting workshop with false banknotes, printing machines and accessories. Counterfeiters will be led away handcuffed and keeps arm front face. Counterfeiters appear for questioning, among them two women. Photos of counterfeiters.
(21 m) f. Anchiano: 500 years of Leonardo da Vinci President Einaudi and Prime Minister de Gasperi in Anchiano on Leonardo's birthplace. Painting: "the last supper" and "Mona Lisa". Models of buildings by Leonardo Museum in Rome. Panning, trapdoor, buildings.
(22 m) 03. The Lenz is a. Baden Baden: Lanvin catwalk before the flowering trees in Baden Baden Spielbank. Walkers. Woman with Terriers making cute sitting on bench. Rider. The spa park. Fashion show by Lanvin front of the Kurhaus. Evening clothes are paraded before the game Bank.
(25 m) b. Berlin: spring in Berlin in Berlin waiters and waitresses set tables of coffee on the Kurfürstendamm. Passers-by in front of shop Windows. Young woman planting flowers on balcony. Beach chairs on the Wannsee. Children play in the sand pit. Young goats. Boy's little goat milk bottle.
(17 m) c. Copenhagen: young Kragenbär young Kragenbär playing with boys and wallows.
(14 m) 04 sports a. Hannover: water polo "Water friends Hannover"-locomotive games to Chemnitz 3:3 and shots on goal.
(18 m) b. Berlin: Soccer: Berlin - Süd-Germany 1:2 playback, half-close. Berlin shoots 1-0. The Berlin defence defends goal. Excited spectator with hat. Berlin shoots own goal. Disappointed spectators. South Germany shoots 2-1. People clap.
(24 m) c. Munich: freestyle wrestling all wrestlers in the ring. Wild wrestling match. Young spectator, large. Old viewers. Wrestler thrown out of ring. Referee counts. Shoulder throw. Inferior casts winner to the ground. Wrestlers continue to fight in bathrobes.
01 Omaha, United States 30-foot tidal wave - but the levees held.
With his plane, President Truman crossed the flood area in the American Midwest, to initiate the first aid person Right away. By radio phone, he talks with the mayors of the flooded villages. The floods of the Mississippi and Missouri have flooded clear vast tracts of land, towns and countless villages and farms. The greatest danger was for the twin cities of Omaha and Council Bluffs. But here the reinforced levees withstood the tremendous water pressure. With a tidal wave of 10 meters, the Missouri has reached its highest level. The disaster area report a gradual decline of the water masses. But other areas are still threatened and it will take weeks before the extent of the terrible destruction can be overlooked.
02. updates in the near future: a. Vopos to West Berlin an almost everyday operation in West Berlin: national policemen from the Soviet zone are looking for protection and freedom in the West Berlin police. They handed over their weapons and get rid of their uniforms. Defector, which punish all communist propaganda slogans lies. In the closet, piling up the cast-off uniforms of people police officers who denied the further service to the Communist regime. In the last year alone, more than 1,300 people policemen from the East went over to the West.
b. ECA, a new construction project of the ECA-development structures in the values of 3 million mark started buildings in Brunswick. The building project includes nearly 300 apartments, which will be allocated to families affected by armed conflict and turned. The houses will be ready for occupancy until October of this year.
c. Jet London South Africa with the first jet passenger aircraft from London to South Africa. Not the slightest vibration can be felt on the tables of the passenger cabin. It is a historic day in the history of international aviation. This English passenger aircraft "Comet" opened the regular South Africa flight service with the jets. Uganda is the third intermediate landing on this nearly eleven thousand kilometer flight, the "Comet" dealt with in a single day.
The whistling of the raging machine mixes the effervescence of the Victoria falls in the heart of Africa. And then comes the goal: "Johannesburg" in sight.
Flaps reduce the speed. What formerly was a trip around the world, today is a day trip.
d. the Katyn Investigation Committee of the American Congress began its first proceedings in Germany Katyn process in Frankfurt. The reconnaissance of crime in the forest of Katyn in Russia, where thousands of Polish officers were shot in the beginning of the war, pursued by all over the world with the greatest interest. The former Polish Officer Joseph Czapski testified as the first witness who in 1941 took the search on behalf of the Polish General Anders after the missing officers. On the question of the Court, Which one Government on the basis of his experience for this mass murder was responsible, the Polish witness replied: "First of all, I have no doubt that these men have been murdered by the Soviets.")
e. gang of counterfeiters a Special Commission of the American and Munich police managed a big catch: 3 at the same time conducted raids a money counterfeiting ring was dug in, who had been making fake banknotes in denominations of $2 million. A few hours before the counterfeit banknotes in circulation should be used, access to the police. The entire workshop, the counterfeit money stock and the 6-Member gang were the way to the Munich police headquarters. Each of the crooks hid his face from the camera of the newsreel reporter. Two women are among the bonds that already for weeks was observed by the police and then in the right moment.
f. 500 years Leonardo da Vinci the village of Anchiano at Florence was the scene of a memorial ceremony for the Leonardo born 500 years ago da Vinci. President Einaudi and the Italian Prime Minister de Gasperi visited the historical birthplace of this brilliant universal spirit, whose timeless works, including the "last supper" and "Mona Lisa", in the art centers of the world are entered. At the Army Museum in Rome model pieces show the great ideas of the architect and engineer Leonardo da Vinci, far ahead, has developed structures his time, which are valid even in today's technical age.
03. Spring is here!
The Lenz came overnight. And with him the first guests in the spring-decorated Spa. On the avenues of Baden-Baden, the season has already begun. Paris sent a fashionable flower bouquet from the Lanvin show as the first signs of spring. Also the grey streets of big cities now adorn themselves with friendly colours. The Berlin Kurfürstendamm is gearing up for the spring stroll. The balcony garden is newly garnished and the old Wannsee is the light, air and Sun-hungry. Again, the children digging in the sand and there is joy and cheerful spring. Also in the cooler North, comes the spring showers - and bears. The offspring is Ursula and his ancestors came from Alaska. All Copenhagen followed the first steps of this lumbering Wollknäuels with loving smile.
04. sports a. water polo water lovers 'Hannover' had a sports visitor from the East zone. The team of "Locomotive Chemnitz" (white caps) was a water polo tournament over the border.
The two equally strong teams were always at the same height.
Hanover and Chemnitz parted with a draw of 3-3.
b. soccer Berlin. /. South Germany fought a South German selection at the Berlin Olympic Stadium Berlin City team (in white pants). The guests but initially came not to train on the Olympic turf. Berlin went 5 minutes after the start with a 1-0 lead. After the break the southern Germany laid siege to the Berliner Tor. But the Berlin backs was insurmountable. Since the hosts were unlucky enough to give themselves an own goal. The game was 1:1.
It earned 2-1 for the southern fell only in the 89th minute.
c. freestyle wrestling, Munich the Freestyle wrestler from 3 continents and 9 Nations got into the Munich circus Krone building in the arena and bent the rules of the game and their limbs after every trick in their book. And even the camera could hardly follow this pace of winding Berserker.
Because no eye remained dry.
01. Omaha, USA
9 Meters-High Tidal Wave - - But the Dams Stood Firm!
In his personal plane, President Truman surveyed the Flood-stricken areas of the American Middle West to lead personally the first aid actions. By radio-telephone he speaks to the mayors of the flooded towns. The swollen streams of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers have flooded huge farmland districts, towns and countless villages. The twin-towns of Omaha and Council Bluffs were in great danger. But the fortified dams resisted the immense pressure of the floods. The crest of the Missouri River reached 30 feet. The latest news from the stricken areas says that the waters are falling slowly. But other areas are still menaced and it will take weeks till the extent of the dreadful devastation can be estimated.
02. Actualities in Brief
a. East Zone Police to West Berlin
A nearly common event in West Berlin. Members of the People's Police from the Soviet Zone seek protection and freedom in West Berlin's Police Headquarters. They turn in their guns and uniforms. Deserters who betray all Communist propaganda slogans. Racks are packed with the uniforms of the men of the People's Police who deserted the Communist regime. Alone in the last year, more than 1,300 men of the People's Police ran over from the East to the West.
b. Foundation Stone for ECA Housing Project
In Brunswick a new housing project of the ECA Housing Program of 3 million marks was started. The project consists of nearly 300 flats, which will be given to refugess and families who suffered during the war. In October of this year the buildings will be ready for their occupants.
c. Passenger Jet Liner "Comet"
With the first passenger jet liner from London to South Africa. Not the slightest vibration is felt on the tables of the passenger cabin. It is a historic day in the history of international air traffic: This British passenger liner "Comet" opened the regular South African service by Jet planes. Uganda is the third stop on this nearly 6,700 mile journey, which the "Comet" covers in one day. The roaring of the plane mixes with the sound of the cascades of Victoria Falls in the heart of Africa. And then the final destination, Johannesburg, comes into sight. Special air brakes diminish the speed. What in former times was a world journey - - is now a trip of one day.
d. Katyn Investigation Committee
In Frankfurt, the Katyn Investigation Committee of the American Congress started with its first hearings of The witnesses in Germany. The search for the truth about the massacre in the Katyn Forest, where thousands of Polish officers were shot at the beginning of the last war, is followed with keen interest by the whole world. As first witness, the former Polish officer Joseph Czapski was heard. In 1941, he started the search for the missing officers by order of the Polish General Anders. To the question of the court: which government, in his opinion, was responsible for the massacre, the Polish witness answered: "I have no doubts that these men were murdered by the Soviets."
e. Counterfeit Ring Broken
A special commission of the American and Munich police made a big catch. In three simultaneously carried-out police raids a group of money forgers were caught who produced forged money to the nominal value of 2 million dollars. Only a few hours before they intended to put the counterfeit money into circulation the police pounced, The whole out-fit, the forged money and the 6 members of the gang were brought to Munich's Police Headquarters. Each of the crooks hid his face before the camera of the newreel reporter. 2 women belonged to this gang, who were followed for weeks by the police and were then caught at the right moment.
f. 500th Years: Leonardo da Vinci
The village of Anchiano near Florence was the scene of a memorial service for Leonardo da Vinci, who was born here 500 years ago. President Einaudi and the Italian Minister President de Gasperi visited the historic birth-place of this genius, whose unforgotten works like the "Last Supper" and the "Mona Lisa" are known all over the world. The Army Museum in Rome shows models of the great inventiveness of the constructor and engineer Leonardo da Vinci, who, far ahead of his time, developed ideas which are still used to-day.
03. Spring Is Here
Spring came over-night. And with it the first guests to the health resorts. In the avenues of Baden-Baden the season has already opened. The first spring greetings came from Paris from the fashion house of Lanvin. The grey streets of the big towns are newly decorated with bright colors. Berlin's Kurfürstendamm is ready for a spring stroll. The balconies are newly decorated and Lake Wannsee is waiting for the sun- and air-hungry people. Children are playing again in the sand and everywhere the mood is gay. In the cool North spring comes also. This off-spring is called Ursula and her ancestors came from Alaska. All Kopenhagen observes the first steps with loving smiles.
a. Water Polo Tournament
The water polo club "Hanover" has visited by a team from the East Zone. The team "Locomotive Chemnitz" (in white caps) came to a Water polo tournament over the border. The play of the equally strong teams was on an equally high level. The play ended with a draw: 3:3
b. Football: South Germany-Berlin
In Berlin's Olympic Stadium the Berlin town team (white shorts) met a team representing South Germany. 5 minutes after the beginning of play, Berlin was leading by 1:0. After the intermission, South Germany besieged the Berlin goal. But the Berlin backs stood firm. By a fatal accident the Berliners shot into their own goal. The score was 1:1. Only in the 81st minute, South Germany scored another goal and won by 2:1.
c. Wrestling, Any Style
Wrestlers from 3 continents and 9 nations met in Munich's Circus Krone and showed their ability to bend and twist their opponents. And even the camera could not follow the quick acting of the matadors. A good time was had by all.
Persons in the Film
Einaudi ; Gaspery de, Alcide ; Truman, Harry
Berlin ; Munich ; Hanover ; Braunschweig ; United States ; London ; South Africa ; Baden-Baden ; Anchiano ; Frankfurt ; Africa ; Johannesburg ; West Berlin ; Uganda
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Banking, banking ; DDR ; Trade, finance ; Justice ; Disasters ; Children ; Leisure, recreation ; Spring, spring pictures ; Football ; Plants ; Police ; Rings ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Cities ; Animals (except dogs) ; Art ; Works of art ; Water ; water polo ; water emergency ; Home ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Fashion ; Jobs ; aerial photographs ; Costumer ; Construction ; construction ; Gastronomy ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; finance ; aftermath of war
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