Welt im Film 143/1948 19.02.1948


01 Gandhi's last way masses of Indians. Gandhi laid out. The stretcher is carried by the crowd and pelted with flowers. Burning the remains on rough-Hew. Lord Mountbatten with wife and daughter on the ground sitting among the mourners. Weeping women. The site of the assassination of Gandhi, fenced, surrounded by people, is a place of pilgrimage. Indians in the prayer. Mass of Indians bowing kneeling in prayer.
(50 m) 02 Gelsenkirchen: refugees help the economy of refugee homes. On Employment Office form is filled out for work use. Men and women at the glass blowing. Potter on Potter's wheel. Man in the forms of Cup. Ware in the kiln. Branded Dinnerware. Men and women in the radio production. Man feeds Coypu in cages. Big Beaver, nutria. Men and women in production of ready-to-wear clothing. Cropping the man. Woman sewing machine. Try on doll.
(55 m) 03 updates in the near future a. Philadelphia: Eisenhower's resignation as Chief of staff of the U.S. Army Eisenhower sitting in an open car and waving, big. Eisenhower enters the Franklin Institute and speaks for the implementation of the Marshall plan, half-close.
(13 m) b. London: return Churchill from a holiday in North Africa aircraft rolls out. Lady Churchill raises from aircraft and aircraft stairs down, half-close. Behind her, Churchill comes off the plane. Churchill is welcomed by his grandson, half-close. Churchill, half-close. Churchill climb car.
(13 m) c. Berlin and United States: "March of Dimes" - fight against polio the Titania Palast in Berlin from the outside. Tram passes. Children push the idea of a film about the life of Roosevelt. Children in cinema, total. In the United States, people donate coins for the fight against polio. Boy runs with Rails on both legs on President Truman to visiting, great. The boy, who was cured of polio, beckons.
(28 m) 04. Farewell to Karl Valentin cemetery Chapel. Coffin is carried. Mourners at the grave. Lisl Karstadt's grave. Review: Appearance of Karl Valentin's. People clap. Valentine speaks, o-ton: "time, gentlemen. He brings me only the keys of the violin case. He's coming. He will come Right away." Karl Valentin waits and don't know where to stay with his hands. Lisl Karstadt, great. Valentine speaks, o-ton: "Since I got in the crowd, because they have stolen almost my gold watch". Lisl Karstadt: "Really?" Valentine: "almost." Lisl Karstadt: "the beautiful gold watch? I'm sorry but, because they are scared but, what?" Valentine: "you can imagine that, well I at home left it on the day."
(51 m) 5th St. Moritz: highlights of the Winter Olympics of St. Moritz, totally. Opening ceremony with the arrival of the teams. The teams from Canada and France. The Olympic flag is raised. The Swiss ice hockey player Bibi Torriani speaks the oath. The Olympic flame in Bowl. Eisschnellkunstlauf: Starter is launching pad. Figure skaters at the 500 m track. Norway's Helgesen WINS. Helgesen after the run, great. He is embraced. Downhill men: start and run. Several runners fall. The winner run Oreiller, France. Run through the goal. Henri Oreiller skis, half-close. Slalom men: runner on the slope and run through the goal. It wins pure age, Switzerland, before Couttet, France. Both runners, half-close. Skating men: Richard button, United States, running his free skate and win the gold medal. Audience clapping. Richard button, big. Figure skating women: free skate the gold medallist Barbara Ann Scott, Canada. Figure skating pairs: freestyle by Micheline Lanney and Pierre Baugnie, Belgium (gold medal). Bobsledding: Start. Bob in the curve. In the four-man United States WINS, in the two-woman bobsleigh, the Switzerland receives the gold and silver medals. Ice Hockey: Canada against the Czech Republic. Canada wins ahead of the Czech Republic and of Switzerland. The Olympic flame, big.
(175 m)


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Persons in the Film

Baugnie, Pierre ; Button, Richard ; Churchill, Winston ; Eisenhower, Dwight ; Gandhi, Mahatmah ; Karlstadt, Liesl ; Mountbatten, Louis ; Truman, Harry ; Valentin, Karl ; Couttet ; Helgesen ; Lanney, Micheline ; Oreiller, Henri ; Reinalter ; Scott, Barbara Ann ; Torriani, Bibi


St. Moritz ; Berlin ; Gelsenkirchen ; London ; India ; Philadelphia ; Munich ; United States ; Washington


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; India ; filmmaking ; Refugees ; Olympics ; Animals (except dogs) ; Deaths, funerals ; Cultural events ; Marshall plan ; People ; Holiday ; Welfare, aid agencies, care ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Jobs ; aftermath of war


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