UFA-Wochenschau 72/1957 11.12.1957


1st United States: Unsuccessful launch of American satellites planning the launch and flight of the satellite in the model. Various missile launchings in the experimental stage. Assembly of the satellites on the rocket. Explosion at the start of the vanguard rocket. Sea of fire.

02. political dispute to New Guinea in Indonesia demonstration train. Political meeting. Aerial photographs of the jungle territory of Dutch New Guinea. Indigenous Papuans rowing in a canoe. Indigenous dances. The bounty hunter. President Sukarno demanded freedom for New Guinea. "Away with the Dutch".

03. new ways for the development of Central Formosa Rocky Mountains in Central Formosa. General Tschiangkaischek and wife go on a narrow path in the mountains. Narrow bridge over huge Gorge. Road construction in the high mountains. Road construction in rock area.

04. London: railway disaster in the fog breakdown from NDW 411/4: train wreckage after driving a fast train on a standing train in the fog. Cars pushed into each other. Fallen together railway bridge. Rescue work and recovery of dead and wounded. The disaster claimed 200 wounded and 93 deaths.

05. Hamburg: Return the trade winds the four-masted barque Passat on the Elbe. People waving from the shore. Return of the vessel from South America trip. The joy of reunion with the young sailors ashore.

06. clever and forgetful: his role breakdown from NDW 411/10: Maria works on machine and leaves falling pipes lying around. Clever stumbles and nearly falls. Clever, forgetful, asks to put the waste in a box, but he did it in a hurry and wants to knock. Here, he stumbles and falls down.

07. Amsterdam: Plastic fair plastic Vestyron. Plastic cups and Bowl. The Venus de Milo made of plastic cast.

08 Uerdingen: New industrial plant of the paint industry in factory is black ilmenite titanium dioxide made as admixture for cigarette paper, white wall stripes, toothpaste and Perlonstrümpfen. Workers working with goggles. Automatic production. Filled into bags.

9th Hannover: German Iranian student Festival of technical college students drink tea and wine. Persian dances are danced to Arabic music.

10 Eindhoven: Women's handball-Holland - Germany 7:16 breakdown from NDW 411/12: game scenes back and forth. Consider Germany game. Game in the penalty area and goal shots. Viewers eat and gossip.

11 Stuttgart: World Championship of the catcher wrestling matches and spectators faces in changing the cut. CAP in the ring. Cheering, excitement, turning away laughing, amazed looks an ageing spectator. Throwing out the wrestler out of the ring through the ropes.

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Persons in the Film

Gross, Walter ; Hussels, Jupp ; Sukarno ; Tschiangkaischek


Amsterdam ; Formosa ; Indonesia ; London ; Hanover ; Uerdingen ; United States ; Hamburg ; Stuttgart ; Eindhoven


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Wrestling ; Demonstrations ; Railways ; Handball ; Higher education ; Industry ; Disasters ; Political events ; Rockets ; Rings ; Satellite ; Shipping ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Dance ; Animals (except dogs) ; space ; Jobs ; Exhibitions ; construction ; Industrial ; transport


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Weekly Newsreel

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UFA-Wochenschau 72/1957

UFA-Dabei (Other title)

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Federal Republic of Germany

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Opening title Misslg. Start d. l. US satellites origin: Metro Indonesia-Holland conflict origin: Polygoon, bought v. Pyrath, Archivmat.

Road construction on Formosa camera: Hamilton Wright rail crash, London origin: Pathe news "PASSAT" in Hamburg camera: Seib "Starred", clever & Maria plastic manufacturing + titanium work camera: basic German Persian. Student Festival, Hanover camera: Stoll, basic women's handball Dtld. / 16:7 Holland origin: Polygoon catch World Championships, Stuttgt.
Camera: Strong, Hafner final brand

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