Welt im Bild 155/1955 15.06.1955


1 Frankfurt: Heuss opened the rebuilt Kaisersaal in the Romans of the Frankfurt Römer. Statue of German Emperors. The Emperor's Hall with wall paintings of German Emperors. Heuss enters the Hall with the delegates of the German Städtetag in addition to Mayor Kolb. Imperial regalia, Crown and scepter. Heuss to the lectern. Listeners applaud.
(29 m) 2 Munich: Corpus Christi fair. Cardinal Wendel is the Holy of Holies in the Corpus Christi train. Icons are worn. Christ on the cross. In the procession, priests and altar boys go. Blasting of incense. Praying make trellis. Arrival of the train before the Feldherrnhalle.
(35 m) 03. London: emergency due to railway workers strike. Queen Elizabeth opened the House of rain in London's streets. Arrival of politicians and guests in the House of Commons. Royal soldiers marching on. Queen Elizabeth, who had proclaimed a national State of emergency on the eve, reverses in car.
(19 m) 04. Baden-Baden: Election of Miss Germany 1955 breakdown from new German newsreels 281/7: candidates of the pageant company clothes and bathing dress on the catwalk. Male viewers, large, older vintage. Winner Margit Nünke from Cologne at the award ceremony.
(18 m) 05. Munich: marble competition children at the marble contest To try to shoot marbles into holes. The winners with a certificate.
(20 m) 06. Berlin: Soapbox on the Kaiserdamm continue boys in Soapbox to the bet. The winner with wreath.
(21 m) 07. The disaster of Le Mans - 80 dead and over 100 injured in the worst disaster in the history of racing start of formula I cars. Car on the race track and when cornering. Two flying cars forcing the French driver Levegh (No. 20) on Mercedes to the brake. There he follows with the Englishman Macklin clash. The Mercedes racing such as floor in the audience. Horror. Sea of flames. Crowd panic. People flee. Cars drive past crash site. With flags, they are prompted to slow learning. Explosions. Helper cover dead with blankets - rescue vehicles. Brigades. Salvage of dead and injured. The race continues. Mercedes takes his car out of the race. It wins Mike Hawthorne on Jaguar.
(55 m) 08 Hamburg: International swimming Gala breakdown from new German newsreels 281/9: diving men: it Jochen Ullrich and Ewald win bitterly, Dresden. Stopwatch, great. 100 m crawl ladies: start, swimming and turning. In the final sprint, Birgit Klomp WINS in 1.09 100 m Dolphin men: start, turn. Tumpek / Hungary, WINS in 1.04,3.
(38 m) 09 Dortmund: heavyweight boxing for the European Soccer Championship: Gerhard Hecht defeated Willi Hoepner by knockout (40 m) breakdown of new German newsreel 281/10: hit Exchange. Hoepner attacking and fighting superior. As a spectator NAT Fleischer, Publisher of the rankings of boxers, United States, large. In the third round, Hoepner applies fully and Pike goes down. Referee counts. Pike kneels and turns again to the fight at 9. Trouble comes Pike about the round and fends off Hoepners attacks. In the course of the fight, Pike strikes safer and ends up hit. In the thirteenth round, Hoepner goes a hit to the ground and will be counted. Among the spectators clap Heinz Neuhaus. Gerhard Hecht as the winner in the ring. Nadja Tiller claps, great. Gerhard Hecht, with wreath in addition to Willi Hoepner in the ring.

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Bitterlich, Ewald ; Elisabeth II. von England ; Heuss, Theodor ; Kolb ; Nünke, Margit ; Tiller, Nadja ; Wendel, Joseph ; Fleischer, Nat ; Hawthorn, Mike ; Hecht, Gerhard ; Hoepner, Willy ; Klomp, Birgit ; Levegh ; Macklin ; Neuhaus, Heinz ; Tumpek ; Ullrich, Jochen


Frankfurt ; Hamburg ; Munich ; Berlin ; Baden ; Baden-Baden ; London ; Le Mans ; Dortmund


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Boxes ; Disasters ; Children ; art jumping ; motor sports ; Political events ; Religious events ; beauty pageants ; Swimming ; Sports details, fouls ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Strike, strike ; diving ; People ; Competitions ; Buildings ; Sports honors ; 18 finding book world in the picture


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Weekly Newsreel

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Welt im Bild 155/1955

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Federal Republic of Germany

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Title: Frankfurt Römer inauguration camera: strong Corpus Christi train camera: Rau, Hafner Parliament opening origin: Pathe news Miss Germany in Baden-Baden camera: strong marble competition for the Golden Salari camera: Hafner soapbox in Berlin camera: Pahl Le Mans origin: Pathé journal, Gaumont swimming camera: Luppa, Blagona boxes camera: Essmann, rough conclusion

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