Neue Deutsche Wochenschau 240/1954 03.09.1954


01 Brazil: suicide of President Getulio Vargas President Getulio Vargas at lectern, great. After call for resignation Vargas committed suicide. Soldiers in the streets and guarding the U.S. Embassy. Crowd around the coffin of Vargas. Gifts are thrown into the coffin. Huge funeral procession.
(40 m) 02. Paris: Parliament rejects the EDC Treaty from the vote in the French National Assembly to the EDC Treaty. 319: 264 votes, the present Treaty is rejected.
(16 m) 03. Morocco: demonstrations against France on the anniversary of the deposition of Sultan Mohammed v demonstrate 20,000 Moroccans against the French colonial policy.
(15 m) 04 Sahara: country gains on Lake Chad Negro dance to drum beats to the encouragement for Negroes doing hard physical labor in the draining of the Lake.
(19 m) 05. Hamburg: launching of the freighter Dagan as reparations for Israel of Umkränzter freighter Dagan. Cityscape with Michel and passing El train. Israel flag. Ms. Böhm, wife of the head of the German delegation of reparation, christens the ship. Ship slip into the water. Faces of dockworkers.
(20 m) 06 Grainau: fast Railbuses of the Zugspitze railway is inaugurated Cardinal Wendel inaugurates the new Zugspitze railway. A trip to the Zugspitze in the new railcar.
(14 m) 07 schulenberg: village moves because building the oker reservoir must be given to the village of schulenberg in the Harz mountains. Beautiful new homes in close distance on Hill. Service to the inauguration of the new houses. Cat in an old Bretterhaus. Pig is driven on road to new stable.
(26 m) 08 Portugal: Folk Festival in Vilafranca colorful processions and dances. Riders drive Bulls forward. Bullfights.
(14 m) 09 Cologne: in sports College Indian doctor teaches Sportstudentin yoga classes in yoga. Young men for exercise of self-control of the body. Indian introduces movement of building muscle.
(23 m) 10. Amsterdam: Rowing Championships of final eights: In the final boats of Denmark, Czechoslovakia, USSR, Yugoslavia. Start and race. In the half, the Russian boat is already in the lead. Viewers ride along the shore. The boat of the USSR WINS by a wide margin. Denmark is second. Final two: In the race the boats of Germany, USSR, Switzerland and England. In the final sprint, passing the German boat close to the Switzerland and WINS after destination photography. The two Germans in ceremony.
(31 m) 11 Berlin: heavyweight boxing: the colored Americans Billy Gilliam defeated Hein ten Hoff by technical k.o. Gilliam lands hard hit. Viewers excited faces. Staggers ten Hoff on the ropes in round 6. As viewers Hans Söhnker, is great. Badly bruised, sits ten Hoff on the ground, rises reeling and can hardly defend themselves. Gong beat. Caregivers lift ten Hoff and lead him to the corner. Victor de Kowa next to Hans Söhnker, great. Set judge stops the fight. Winner Billy Gilliam in addition to the badly battered Hein ten Hoff.
(31 m) 12 Cologne: UCI World Championships flyer-amateurs-final: at the start of Peacock / England, and Tessider / Australia. First stalk both drivers. Peacock sprints and can no longer be obtained from the approaching Tessider before the finish. Winner Francis Peacock, England, with winners bow and flowers.
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Böhm, Werner ; Filho, Joao Café ; Kowa de, Victor ; Söhnker, Hans ; Vargas, Getulio ; Wendel, Joseph ; Gilliam, Billy ; Peacock, Francis ; Hoff ten, Hein ; Tessider


Brazil ; Morocco ; Hamburg ; Grainau ; Schulenberg ; Paris ; Portugal ; Sahara ; Cologne ; Amsterdam ; Berlin


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Boxes ; Demonstrations ; Dismantling ; Railways ; Electricity ; Energy, energy supply ; Europe, EDC, EEC ; Flags ; Oil ; Political events ; cycling, cycle ball ; Rowing ; Shipping ; suicides ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Townscapes: Germany ; Animals (except dogs) ; festivals ; Water ; Compensation ; Yoga ; Removal ; Assassinations ; Sports honors ; 14 find book new German newsreel slow motion


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Weekly Newsreel

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Neue Deutsche Wochenschau 240/1954

Die Zeit unter der Lupe (Other title)

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Title: Getulio Vargas + origin: Metro short exposed: E V G origin: Eclair, Gaumont loyalty Kundgebung origin: No.-do land reclamation launched d. motor freighter "Dagan" camera: Luppa, Rau train Zugspitz railway camera: Hafner village moves to camera: Luppa Vilafranca origin: No.-do Yoga exercises camera: Basic, food man rowing, Europ. Championships camera: basic boxes ten Hoff - Gilliam camera: Pahl flyer race camera: Basic, Essmann final

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