UFA-Wochenschau 128/1959 09.01.1959


01 Bonn: 83rd birthday of Adenauer's German army band plays. Congratulations of the Cabinet with Erhard. Grandchildren congratulate.
(16 m) 02. Cuba: Fidel Castro victory – end of dictatorship street fighting in Havana. At the end of the dictator Batista. Review: Fidel Castro to the hidden headquarters of the rebels.
(42 m) 03 USSR: Soviet missile flies in space telescopes track the flight. Satellite orbiting in space.
(20 m) 04 curtain on! Bridge bridge in the Harz mountains in the Ecker Valley / resin, which can be no bridge. Barbed wire, guard, Turnpike.
(15 m) 05. Berlin: traffic lights for the blind of blind man pushes a button. Acoustic signal shows green light.
(36 m) 06 150th birthday Louis Braille, creator of Braille screen Louis Braille. Blind people read Braille. Card game. Chess game. Members of the Hamburg-based Association of blind people celebrate with socializing and dancing.
(36 m) 07. Heidelberg: smallpox control townscape of Heidelberg. Castle. Ludolf Krehl clinic. Quarantine station. Mailman gives mailbag by window. Cinematographer ascends to the hygienic Institute Director and filming through Windows. Laboratory work to the encirclement of the smallpox virus. Reagents. Microscope. Graphs of the smallpox disease. Vaccination.
(50 m) 08 England: Astrology - the star and we people in the newspaper read. Rotary machine. People read horoscopes. Day dreams (fear of riots, war, Russian army). Star Gazer.

09 London: artist Festival in the Albert Hall of balloons. Costume party. Dance. Funny costumes.
(18 m) 10 Switzerland: ski fashions ski suits in white. Après ski wear. Fur jackets.
(24 m) 11 Garmisch Partenkirchen: ski jumping on the Olympic Hill breakdown from NDW 467/10 - this shorter: ski jumper. Harry Glass jump with your arms backwards. Arne Hoel / Norway, Eino Kirjonen / Finland. Zanadel / Italy crashes. Zakades / USSR is 2. Willi Egger / Austria crashes. Helmut Recknagel / GDR WINS with 84,86 m. jump with your arms to front.
(35 m)

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Persons in the Film

Adenauer, Konrad ; Braille, Louis ; Castro, Fidel ; Petersen, Theo ; Recknagel, Helmut


London ; Bonn ; Hamburg ; Berlin ; Heidelberg ; Switzerland ; Cuba ; Garmisch-Partenkirchen ; Havana


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; civil wars ; Border DDR/BRD, borders ; Political events ; Ski, skiing, ski jumping ; Unrest ; Magic, magicians ; Technology, industry ; Medicine ; transport questions ; Magician, magic ; Fashion ; Entertainment, festivals ; Anniversaries, Jubilees, birthdays ; transport


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Weekly Newsreel

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UFA-Wochenschau 128/1959

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Federal Republic of Germany

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Title brand 83rd birthday Dr. Konrad Adenauer's camera: Luppa Cuba end d. dictatorship origin: Archive rebel Fidel Castro origin: Metro Soviet rocket is 1 planet origin: Archive curtain on: zone border reports camera: Seib blind traffic story 150th née TG. v. L. Braille Blindenv. Hbg. camera: Seib, Pahl Pocken combating i. Heidelberg camera: student Astrology from England origin: Pathé news artist Festival typically London Albert Hall origin: Pathé news ski fashions a. d. Switzerland origin: Pathé news Neuj. Ski jumping a. d. Olympiaschanze camera: Basic, Hafner final brand

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