Welt im Film 216/1949 18.07.1949


01 heat wave in United States of withered cauliflower on field. Blowing up the fields with water. Desiccated potatoes. Dusty Earth. Move over Beach New York. Lovely beach. Traffic on roads. Giant parking lot. Children crowded water playground. Horse before cart is hosed. Elephant in the water, girls riding on ice blocks.
(43 m) 02 news from Germany a. Hannover: agricultural show pumps, agricultural machines, tractors. Planting machine. Competition of the tractor operator/driver. Driving skill and speed.
(33 m) b. Rhine: debris clearing dredger on the river Rhine. Workers are allowed in Diving Bell on the bottom of the Rhine. Clearance of debris pieces and explosives. Telephone connection upwards.
(33 m) c. painted toes of elephant circus belli boy. Boy dressed as a clown. Boy and girl at acrobatics on horseback. Girl on the Trapeze. Children as a spectator. Boy elephant trainer and pony.
(29 m) 03 pictures from all over the world a. United States: high-voltage laboratory sparks flying. Electrical discharge. Transformers generate high voltage. Control Panel. Electric discharges.
(22 m) b. Sahara: cotton mill factory with workers. Cotton fabrication. Machines. Settlement around factory in desert.
(17 m) c. Prague: canoe racing canoes on the river whitewater. Boat capsizes. Driver falls off boat. Rest pause and strengthening for the participants.
(20 m) 04 United States: 150 million people are counted men sit at tables in the Statistical Office. Plan for counting. Punch cards. Counter go from House to House and fill out questionnaires.
(46 m) 05 England: the champions of Wimbledon spectators, screen, clapping. Final men's single: Schröder, United States, plays against Drobny, Czechoslovakia. Both players, great. Queen Mother Mary among the spectators, half close, and Prime Minister Attlee, half-close. Game. Schröder WINS in five sets. Go to the net and handshake. The Marina in the Duchess of Kent presented the Cup to Schröder. Schröder with Cup, half-close. Final women's double: Luise Brough and Margaret Osborne play Gertrude Moran and Patricia Topp, all United States. The players next to each other, half-close. Game. Win Brough/Osborne. Handshake at the net. Duchess of Kent handed Cup.
(56 m)


Narration (English)

Persons in the Film

Brough, Louise ; Attlee, Clement ; Marina von Kent ; Mary von England ; Drobny, Jaroslav ; Moran, Gussie ; Osborn, Margaret ; Schröder, Ted ; Todd, Patricia


Wimbledon ; Prague ; Hanover ; United States ; Sahara ; St. Louis ; Rhine ; Hamburg ; London


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Electricity ; Industry ; Disasters ; Children ; Leisure, recreation ; Paddle ; Plants ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Cities ; Statistics ; Diving, diver ; Tennis ; Animals (except dogs) ; Water ; water emergency ; Competitions ; Agriculture ; artist children ; Construction ; Exhibitions ; Industrial ; Agriculture ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war


Newsreel (G)



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Welt im Film 216/1949

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