UFA-Wochenschau 31/1957 27.02.1957


01 Copenhagen: Start of the route Copenhagen-Tokyo over the North Pole band marches on. SAS airline over the North Pole will be opened. Propeller engine starts. Radar screen rotates. Aerial photography icebergs. Ground stations to monitor the flight. Weather balloon. Compass fails at the North Pole. Stopover in Anchorage / Alaska. Refuelling of fuel. After a 30 hour flight, Fujiama comes into sight. (Shortening of the aircraft to 22 hours).

02. Bremen: Inauguration of a House of the German Brotherhood Monument: the Bremen town musicians, the Roland. The House of the brotherhood is to be a meeting place for East and West. Senator Nolting Hauff holds speech. Handover of the keys. Refugees get help.

03. United States: an audition Ollenhauer Erich Ollenhauer speaking students in California in the University Berkely to 6000 students on German issues. Audience, great. Clapping.

04. Paris: Meeting of the common market of Eurafrica heads of Government and Foreign Ministers of 6 coal countries upon arrival. Spaak, Adenauer, by Brentano. Conference table. French industry Minister Lemaire visited Algeria. Stepping off the stand. Visit an oil drilling site. Oil flame.

05th Cairo: Guest performance of Soviet people the policeman Cairo's cityscape. Performance by folk dance groups.

06. Syria: training exercises of the army and the female militia of infantry soldiers. Running through the trenches. Battles. Female soldier with a rifle. Marching on. The weapons are collected after the exercise.

07. Paris: Conversion of fashion in the past decades fashion of the 1920s. The new spring fashion in 1957 with company clothes Charleston dresses from 1922.

08 London: In box, girl and doll are fair. Girl comes out and takes the doll's hand. Dolls washing machine. Steerable car, railway, plane.

09. British H bomb attempt in the South Australian desert breakdown from NDW 370/1: aerial view of the test field. Drive tanks. Vehicles are set up. People puppets are placed. Carrier aircraft starts. Bomb release. Observers on the edge of the goal box turn away. Mushroom cloud. A second machine flies in the Atomic cloud. The bomb crater. Samples are taken the field. Destruction everywhere (slightly different cut).

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Adenauer, Konrad ; Brentano von, Heinrich ; Lemaire ; Mollet, Guy ; Nolting-Hauff ; Ollenhauer, Erich ; Spaak, Paul Henry


Garching ; London ; Bremen ; Algeria ; Paris ; Copenhagen ; California ; Syria ; Cairo ; United States


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Monuments ; Electricity ; Higher education ; Energy, energy supply ; Europe, EDC, EEC ; Oil ; Toys, toys ; 99.412 Deutsche week show GmbH: State visits (outside) ; Dance ; Buildings ; Military ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Fashion ; Atom ; Exhibitions ; Military ; transport


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UFA-Wochenschau 31/1957

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Title: 1st SAS-Polar flight to Tokyo origin: film industry inauguration of the German House of Bremen camera: student Ollenhauer speaks before U.S. students camera: Luppa Eurafrica - 6 Power Conference Paris origin: Eclair, Gaumont sovie Folk art ensemble i. Cairo origin: Sovkino exercises d. Syrian. Army + f. Militia camera: Seib the fashion of the last decades origin: Gaumont British Toy Fair origin: Pathe news Brit. H bomb tests typically austral. Desert origin: Pathe news final mark:

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