Welt im Bild 164/1955 17.08.1955


01 Thomas Mann + close-up of Thomas Mann (track surface). Thomas Mann and his wife Katja in front of his house on Lake Zurich. His work room, living room. Thomas Mann works at his desk and talks. Actuality: "in the old continent lie the roots of my existence, and I believe in the cultural programme as it is reserved in a new world, whose Umrisse begin to emerge slowly." The Holsten Gate. Thomas Mann and Mrs Katja in Lübeck in front of his house of birth. Presentation of his to Thomas Mann.
(41 m) 02 Augsburg: thousandth anniversary of the battle of Lechfeld old buildings. The Fuggerei with the oldest social settlements in the world. Monument to Jakob Fugger. The Perlachturm, again built in City Hall. The fountain of Augustus. Old houses of craft with mercury fountain. Heuss rises from convertible upon arrival to the Millennium celebration of the battle of the Lechfeld near the Hungary were defeated by Otto the great. Welcome by Prime Minister Högner in his place. Heuss speaking at a lectern. Crowd and audience close to half.
(32 m) 03 Himalaya: pilgrimage of the Hindus to the cave of God Shiva breakdown of new German newsreel 290/4: pilgrims on the mountain path to the Ice Cave of God Shiva. Holy men wear the walking stick of God. Rest on the way to 2000m altitude to the liberation from sins (slightly different cut).
(22 m) 04 Annapolis/Canada: 350 anniversary of the oldest settlement in North America historical representation of the struggle of the settlers with the Indians. The controversial Fort Port-Royal is today considered Canada's Place of birth. Wreath-laying ceremony at the monument of the French colonizer of Sieur de Monts with military salute.
(24 m) 5th Sahara: French Research Institute before the construction of artificial space satellite is to the exploration of space explores the earthly and cosmic atmosphere. Measuring rockets are launched. Corona of the Sun and solar flares.
(30 m) 06. Nuremberg: Juggler Otto hump juggler Otto camel trains with watering can on the head and champagne glass to mouth tube. Coin thrown up by foot in eye. Spoon is balanced on forehead. Juggling with cups.
(28 m) 7th Oerlinghausen: German gliding Championships will be high towed gliders. The French world champion Gerard Pierre, big, referenced by Hanna Reitsch, large, on the 2nd. Gliders in the sky. Balloon flight. Landing.
(29 m) 8 Yugoslavia: Kayak World Championships in whitewater boats in the water. Slalom ride through the wild water with dangerous situations and capsizing. Winner of the Lords is Siegfried Holzbauer / Munich / Munich of ladies Rosemarie Biesinger.
(29 m) 9 Belfast: football England - Europe selection 1:4 the teams before kick-off. Pennant exchange of game guide. In the 26th minute, shoots Johnstone, England the 1:0 Vincent France, compensates. Viewers filling picture. 2nd half: Superior game of the Europe selection. Vukas, Hungary, shoots 2 goals and a penalty goal to the 4:1 (40 m)

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Biesinger, Rosemarie ; Heuss, Theodor ; Hoecker, Otto ; Hoegner ; Mann, Thomas ; Holzbauer, Siegfried ; Johnstone ; Pierre, Gerard ; Reitsch, Hanna ; Auriol, Vincent ; Vucas


Nuremberg ; Augsburg ; Canada ; Annapolis/Canada ; Sahara ; Himalaya ; Belfast ; Yugoslavia ; Oerlinghausen


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Monuments ; Kayaking, canoeing, whitewater ; Football ; Rockets ; Religious events ; Satellite ; gliding, flying, free balloon ; Townscapes: Germany ; Deaths, funerals ; wreath stoppages ; space ; Architecture ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; 18 finding book world in the picture


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Weekly Newsreel

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Welt im Bild 164/1955

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Federal Republic of Germany

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Title: Thomas Mann + camera: strong origin: Archive anniversary in Augsburg, Germany (Lechfeld) camera: Rau Pilgrim train the Himalayan origin: Pathe news Canadian. Birthday origin: Canada fight order d. Weltenraum (researcher of the Sahara) origin: Gaumont artist camera: rough sport gliding in Oerlinghausen camera: basic thrilling water (Kayak world champion) origin: Novosti football origin: Pathe news final

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