01 Nurburgring: motorcycle World Championship motorcycle racer in curve driving, sideways from the front, in training rounds. Cornering and ride on the straight. Man filming with camera bike of series champion Agostini, Italy. Agostini in the conversation. Race bike settings. Start the 350 cc machines: straw bales on the side of the track. Advertisement: Uniroyal tire - Pepsi. In the 5th round, driving Agostini on the box and gives up. Official waving banner. The winner Walter Villar on Harley Davidson gets set to wreath.
(48 m) 02 Bonn - the new face of government capital is beaten flap containing Bonn with lipstick mouth Kiss as O. Elderly woman sitting on bench, feet wall supported. Short cuts with city motifs. The High House, swing. Bonn from above, swing to the Rhine. Barges along the river. The new Chancellor's Office. Helmut Schmidt in the company goes through corridors. Panoramic view from the large Windows to the opposite Palais Schaumburg. Cabinet meeting in Conference room. Genscher in conversation with Schmidt. Helmut Schmidt in his work room with paintings and woodblock prints on the walls. Ship motif. Ship in bottle. Modern government buildings. Old city market, pedestrian in the pedestrian zone. Street Café. Sitting at table coloured. Expenses. Children from expenses on patches for flea market. Children paint on panels for painting competition. Children dance performance in Rococo costumes and white wigs.
(69 m) 03 Photokina Cologne close-up camera. Adjusting ring rotates. Stand Leitz Leica. Visitors try small cameras. Rolleiflex SLR camera. Man with Rolleiflex, great. Economics Minister Friderichs in conversation, great. Walter Scheel tried camera and takes her in the eye. Film cameras. 35 mm camera. Telescopic tripod in movable body of cameraman attached, allowing for great flexibility. Kodak Minolta mirror reflex. Fast imaging cameras Polaroid and EK 6 by Kodak. Girl is photographed. Color image carried out with the help of an electric motor. Finished photo.
(54 m) 04. Berlin: Congress of postgraduate studies, the Gedächtniskiche. Swivel to pillar box. Poster: 25 German Congress for medical training. Dense traffic. The Klinikum Steglitz of Freie Universität Berlin. Patient is x-rayed after modern procedures. X-rays show the tumor in the brain. Operation in sterile cell. Doctors and nurses to breathe with tubular system and are separated from the environment by helm after the astronaut system. Inserting an artificial hip bone surgery. Heart attack patients in rehabilitation centre for sports training program.
Schuhplattler dance (66 m) 5th Bavarian Lakes on the example of Tegernsee Bavarian dance group. Rowing boat water lily on the Tegernsee. Wind surfing. The Tegernsee, in the background the Bavarian mountains. Deer graze on grass. Golden Eagle, great. Golden Eagle flies. The Bavarian countryside from above. Swans on the Lake. Bayernhaus with floral balconies. Old churches and castles. Man can fill glass on healing well and drink. People swimming in swimming pool and in the sea. Sailing boats. Sunset on the Lake with a long time sun shade in the Lake.
(48 m) 06 70 years Finkwarder Speeldeel the sail training ship Gorch Fock Moors in Hamburg. Escorts, Fireboat squirts. Dried fish, fishing boats hanging on leash. Folk Festival in Finkenwerder. A lot of people. Man drinks beer glass. Organ-grinder. People in carousels. Windmill turns on entertainment Festival. Dance troupes from France, Poland and Italy. The Finkwarder Speeldeel folklore group dances. Clapping audience. Band playing to farewell the Gorch Fock, accompanied by many coastal vessels running from. Crowd on the shore.
Guest at the Nürburgring: The Motorradrenn elite of the world. 520 riders from 23 countries had registered for the World Championship races on the ring - too many according to the rules, so that more than 100 drivers were allowed to rotate only practice laps.
MV Agusta - the House brand of superstars: The series champion Agostini. Aluminium rims have supplanted the traditional spoked wheels. At least in the high-end brands such as Suzuki and Yamaha. The 15 times champion Agostini went with mixed feelings on the ring: his career seems to lean towards the end.
In the ring the 350cc class. The most beautiful but also one of the most challenging race courses of the world was also secured with 10,000 bales of straw.
The field pulls apart very soon. Not money but sporting ambition drives most of the riders. Premiums and fees are so low that they have to put money when they compete with the few professional drivers To want. In the 5. Round the amateur Driver Pack brings a capital game to the line: the Italian Agostini gives up - for the first time for 10 years.
The race makes a compatriot: Walter Villa on Harley Davidson. He won in the 250cc class and is now the 3rd double world champion in the history of motorcycle racing.
Bonn, the capital of the Federal Republic has found its place in the stream of political events and in the consciousness of their citizens. The visitors discovered new trains in the face of this city, which defends their civic tradition with charm and toughness against the demonstration of power of high getuermter political switchboards. The old University and city officials on the Rhine is on the way to a modern Western metropolis. With critical concern, the population of the country followed the completion of the new Federal Chancellery: A political case, modeled after the headquarters of a business group and perhaps the North German cool kind of his first House master who next door came over from the idyllic confines of his old Office seat in the air-conditioned work contracts. However, the political hub of a modern industrial State must be trimmed to functionality. In the study of the Federal Chancellor: paintings, woodcuts and "Buddelschiffe" from the North of Germany.
Government city of Bonn. Their function is expressed also architecturally, from year to year. But the new buildings of the ministries do not destroy the grown city image. You are far away from the old city, the middle of which has regained the lost function of the medieval market square. Visitors and citizens enjoy the pedestrian streets and the recovered little world of the market, the intersection of social, economic and cultural contacts.
Children Sunday, drawing contest, flea market, theater and Ballet: The Bonn summer downtown into an outdoor stage, where everyone in his own way can act.
The international photographic industry has the most demanding amateur in the viewfinder. New developments that combine with easy to use electronic, optical refinements were eye-catcher at the Photokina ' 76 - the world's fair of photography in Cologne. Leica and Rollei impressed the competition with a new SLR cameras, allowing perfect shooting. While Economics Minister of Friderichs interested more for the billion-sales of the photo industry, tried the highest-ranking German amateur photographer the cameras offered from: Federal President Scheel is one of the 40 million people in Germany, who work in their spare time with photo camera and film camera. Film cameras such as the von Braun Nizo Professional are Around the world in advance.
For professionals, the American designer with a character invention waiting: A kind of telescopic tripod that attaches to the body with a corset. Thus, cameramen of news reporting can future fleet-footed move at the scene.
The technology of large seize pocket cameras. The first small format with mirror reflex Setup, zoom, or macro setting stir in Cologne. But the future seems to belong to the now camera. Polaroid and more recently the US giant Kodak share this attractive market. Immediately images - which proved the Photokina in Cologne have now achieved the quality standard of the most negative films.
Every summer, West Berlin is the largest medical training Congress of the Federal Republic of Germany. About 30,000 doctors and students here discuss progress and new methods in medicine. Topics this time were the heart and cardiovascular disease as well as cancer screening and treatment. Selected examples, great Berlin hospitals such as the University Clinic of Steglitz showed how new scientific findings in hospital medicine reflected - for example in new X-ray methods for the diagnosis of tumours and abscesses in the brain.
Extremely fine x-rays provide several thousand individual information to a computer at the X-ray image is composed. An instant camera captures it. These so-called computer tomography shows brain damage, that would be undetectable on conventional x-rays.
Germ-free like in the space. Gemma doctors use clean room technology developed by the American space agency NASA for bone surgery. Surgery is in a glass booth, whose Luft is practically sterile held by special filters. The doctors work under airtight helmets. You breathe with the help of a tube system that operated outside the Chamber of the operation.
Bone surgery - the insertion of an artificial hip joint - here the danger of infection especially big. Using the space method could the infection rate to 0.5 per cent will be reduced.
Control signals after a heart attack.
This 57 year old precision mechanic is one of 3,000 Berliners who suffer a heart attack each year. In a rehabilitation centre, he restores his physical performance. Here, also his electrocardiogram that has recorded a small device he wears on the body, is evaluated. Because this is a novelty: he No more live at a special clinic as convalescents special at home.
5 times a week he comes to the Center and completed a training program tailored to its capacity.
The Schuhplattler Bayern in the world have made so well known that he applies some as German national dance. However, it is found only in the South of Germany, in the storybook landscape of mountains, lakes and forests previously undamaged left the mass tourism. Even the almost extinct Eagles here undisturbed finds his territory.
The Tegernsee is one of Bavaria's most beautiful recreation areas. Who had his vacation, you will find a wide range. Family houses and farms dominate the landscape of this holiday. Baroque Joie de vivre and Christian piety are the two roots, which determine the daily life of people here, castles and monasteries, witnesses of a rich past, the tourist pearls in a holiday offer that promises relaxation and health. Most importantly the Tegernsee Lake, the water of which is so pure, include fountains and iodine sources, you could drink it.
The sailing world and Olympic champions are at home. Artists, writers and politicians spend their weekend at the Tegernsee, just an hour's drive from Bavaria's capital Munich.
Change of location. From the Southern Lake on the North Sea coast. The world fastest and - how do the Hamburger - also most beautiful sailing ship on the Elbe from Hamburg Moore. The "Gorch Fock", the training ship of the German Navy, came from America, where she had won the Atlantic regatta "Operation Sail" weeks earlier. She ran the fishing island of Finkenwerder, to honor the popular poet Gorch Fock, which with its maritime novels in the heart of the coastal residents enrolled. To his 60th death anniversary, the fishermen's island of Finkenwerder hosted a Festival came to nearly 100,000 people from all over North Germany.
The maritime poet had a home stage and folk group founded exactly 70 years ago - the "Finkwarder Speeldeel", who made a name in the world of international folk tanzes. She celebrated themselves and their founder with a 7 days nonstop show of folk dance groups from eight European countries provided the framework.
On the open-air folk groups from France, Poland and Italy alternated in the first few days.
On the fishing boat of his father Gorch had launched the Finkwarder Speeldeel 1906 jib. Today barely a larger Festival is conceivable in the North of Germany, at, not the 42 folk dancers in their old fishing gap with shanties and group dances occur.
Farewell to the "Gorch Fock". For 6 days, the training ship at anchor had located and added a pinch of windjammer romance to the folklore festival. It again left Hamburg, where it once ran from the stack, it was adopted by tens of thousands and an armada of coastal vessels.