01 Berlin chooses the freedom of election posters on fence posts. Posters will be issued. Poster Slinger affix posters. Posters of the SED "Not to choose". RIAs radio car. A reporter asked people whether they choose to interview. Newspaper image of the East Berlin Mayor Friedrich Ebert. Election rally. Dr. Friedensburg speaks, original sound. "Now every Berliner knows who tried to bring the harm to us. And now we know, that we have to defend ourselves against it by any means that is available to us." Berlin on the way to the polling station and at the polling station. Hand's ballot in ballot box. Counting of the votes. SPD WINS with 64% of the vote. Luise Schröder and Ernst Reuter, half-close. Notice of the election results.
(85 m) 02. More and more Ruhr coal - the old man and the young miner Wiesbaden: Speakers. Poster "20.000. volunteers". The 20,000 volunteers in the U.S. zone will be congratulated and receives gift. Homberg: Veterans of the mining industry will receive diplomas. Old miners present their tool, lamp and pick of the 250,000 student young miners. Old and young miners abut.
(37 m) 03 New York: lightning flash on the test bench. Boy looks out window in a rainstorm. Storm in the forest. Lightning falls tree. Illuminated Empire State building. Lightning protection system of the building. Camera films lightning bolt above the building. Research Institute is building model from New York. Experiment shows that the Flash is looking for the shortest route.
(42 m) 04. London: an heir to the throne campaign born is unmounted before Buckingham Palace. People in front of Palace read posting. Lord Mayor of London is notice before City Hall. Newspaper page. Westminsterglocken are rung. Tower guns shoot salute. Sailors of the Royal Navy toast with rum. Babies born on the same day. Sister and baby, great.
(37 m) 5th Christmas Hamburg: showcase with toys. Carousel, Ferris wheel, dolls. Children from showcase.
Nuremberg: Christian market - sausage stand. Santas, Angels. Child's face, great. Children's eyes, great. Toy train.
Munich: Santa Claus on the export exhibition.
Moschendorf: Red Cross car brings gifts in refugee camps. Children receive clothing and shoes. Kasper demonstration. Child as audience, great. Excited children in the fight, Kasper crocodile. Crying child. Title: Merry Christmas.
01 Berlin chooses the city elections have the freedom in Berlin in accordance with the Constitution of the city every two years to take place.
Since the term of Office of the 1946 elected Municipal Assembly has expired, elections for Berlin were due again.
However, Soviet/Russian pressure prevented the constitutional elections in the eastern sector. So, the elections only in the 3 Western sectors found Instead of, with the participation of the social democratic party, the Liberal Democratic Party and the Christian Democratic Union. The SED did not participate in this election, and also tried to keep the inhabitants of the Western sectors by all means of the ballot box. But press baiting, nor any attempts at intimidation could prevent the Berliners from their duty. A reporter from RIAS, the radio in the American sector of Berlin, interviewed Berlin: (original sound) before the election the SED began an own magistrate for the eastern sector under the leadership of Friedrich Ebert. This Corporation meeting in the State Opera building was stamped by the Berlin people joke to the "Opera magistrate" immediately.
The lawful Berlin magistrate but was prevented from the evolved police from entering the town house.
In impressive rallies, leaders of the city's den\ Berliners spoke shortly before the elections. Here Dr. Friedensburg, in a speech at the Titania Palace in Berlin-Steglitz.
(Original sound: "now every Berliner knows who tried to bring misfortune on us.) And now we know that we have to defend ourselves against it by any means that is available to us.")
And then the option itself. It was a free and secret election and the Berlin meet their election duty in full peace and discipline. The participation was great: 86.7 percent of all registered voters gave their voices. The Social Democrats with about 64 percent of all the votes cast emerged as the strongest party from the election, followed by the Christian Democrats and LDP. The counting of the votes took place publicly in the individual polling stations.
Here Ms Louise Schröder and that after the election as the Mayor of Berlin said Professor Ernst Reuter. The election result means a sharp rejection of the methods of terror and a stunning and courageous commitment of Berlin to the idea of freedom.
02. more and more Ruhr coal: The old man and the young miner the increase of the Ruhr coal mining is still the main goal of the economy. Their constant rise closely linked to ongoing advertising of workers. Volunteers from the American zone, in the profession of the miner was introduced at a ceremony of the 20 000th in Wiesbaden. He was a miner's equipment and as an encore a Sonderration tobacco products. And still a memorable celebration: Homburg one honored veterans of the mining industry, of which some 5o have worked for years in the shaft. The old miners pass their tools of the trade, the axe-miner's young workers, as it is called in the language of the miners.
The young miners was the 250 000th Student, who moved over from another profession to the miner.
12 New York: Flashes to study photographs Flash on the dyno American special film cameras, because still major damage caused by lightning strikes in city and country. As a test subject you chose the highest building in the world, the Empire State Building in New York City. The great lightning protection system of the skyscraper was hit 48 times a summer. Of course, the system prevents any harmful effect. Experts observe and here All the time, studying the effect of this enormous amount of electricity. The cameras are available at the highest points of the city: If a severe thunderstorm is approaching the apparatus made ready to fire, to hold the impacts at every stage. The film shows that the lightning travels two ways - vonoben to bottom and from bottom to top.
A model construction of New York in an electrical voltage field is placed in a laboratory. The attempt proves once again that the shortest route the electric spark, the Flash, are looking with fondness.
04. London: An heir to the throne born a son for Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh. The first official announcement was attached to the Buckingham Palace in London, the Place of birth of the British Prince. Happy moves the amount the attack comes to mind. Also in the city, the city centre of London, the birth of the heir of the throne is made known. The Lord Mayor of London pins the announcement personally in addition to the door of the Town Hall.
A three hour festive bells from the Tower of the Abbey of Westminster welcomed the newborn British Princes. 41 volleys mingled in the bells salute of guns of the towers. The sailors of the Royal Navy celebrated the birth of the heir to the throne with an extra ration of rum.
This English babies, who were born on the same day, are called Elizabeth or Philip to honor a historic day of English history.
05. Christmas every year again congratulate the magic of Christmas children hearts. The anticipation has the most beautiful joy. And so they face the glories of the toy world, the dolls and carousels, the Riesenrädern and stalls, to look at this hamburger toy show and admire are amazed.
And yet a paradise for children: Christmas market in Nuremberg - the first few times again after the war.
By the sausage up to the picture-book goal of Christmas emerges here too far. As in a dream the children from booth to booth - hiking in the kingdoms of expectancy, which is supposed to be fulfilling. The Munich-based export show has their Christmas market. It imported Santa Claus, who walks with his bevy of Angels through the rooms to the opening. It proved that the angels have quite earthly passions.
But the smallest Angel best knew. He was particularly good with Santa Claus and went him powerfully to the beard...
Christmas for the refugee children. Radio Munich collected donations that are now distributed in the refugee camp of Moschendorf his listeners. The light of Christmas in often deep darkness is these children. The Nicholas up to Knecht Rupprecht many light-hearted and serious forms belong to the Christmas, also of the punch should not be missed - and he shows this Christmas feast idea from its best side. Kasperl's victory is a A lot octane event... for all small earthlings around Christmas time.
Persons in the Film
Prinz Charles ; Ebert, Friedrich ; Friendensburg ; Reuter, Ernst ; Schröder, Luise
Wiesbaden ; Hamburg ; New York ; Camp Moschendorf ; London ; Berlin ; Nuremberg ; Homberg ; Rome ; Moschendorf ; West Berlin ; Munich
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Electricity ; Interviews ; Children ; Refugees ; Night ; Medals, awards, honors ; Rain ; Radio, television ; Toys, toys ; Cities ; Cultural events ; Meteorology ; Elections ; Christmas ; Jobs ; Eyes ; Cinema commercials ; Mining ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; aftermath of war
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