Neue Deutsche Wochenschau 130/1952 22.07.1952


01. Helsinki 1952 - XV. Olympic Game - 1st report
Opening Ceremony: President Paasikivi welcomes representatives of the Olympic Committee. In pouring rain, the athletes of the countries march in. The Danish team, the English, the Russians invaded. Invading the German team. As a spectator knight of Halt and Professor Diem, great. The teams of the USA and Finland. President Paasikivi speaks the official welcome formulas. Pigeons fly high. Paavo Nurmi walks into the stadium with the Olympic torch and lights the Olympic fire. German student who wants to proclaim the message of peace is taken away. Finnish gymnast Heikki Savolainen speaks the Olympic oath. The flags of nations are lowering. Men's high jump: Walt Davis/ USA jumps 2.04 m and wins gold medal. Discus throwing women: litter Marianne Werner. There are 3 Russians. Award ceremony with 3 Russians gold medal for Nina Romaschkova with 51.42 m. 10,000 m run: start and run. The stadium with spectators totally. Emil Zatopek/ CSSR runs, overtakes opponents and wins in the new Olympic record time of 29 minutes 17 seconds.

02. Bonn: Death of Elly Heuss Knapp
Flag on Villa Hammerschmidt blows at half-mast. Sisters enter the house. Coffin laid under flowers in Villa Hammerschmidt.

03. Adenauer in Berlin
Adenauer steps down with Ernst Reuter Front of the honorary formation of the police. Drive through the city to Siemens. People wave from the side of the road. In the rear of the open car Adenauer next to Ernst Reuter. Adenauer speaks to the Siemens O-Ton plant members: "Free elections are only possible if, not only in the electoral act itself, but also before and after the election, voters feel free and have no reprisals to fear." Workers clap. As listeners Ernst Reuter and Erhard, half-close.

04. Cologne: French hat fashions
Mannequins perform hats. Large-scale images of the individual models. Flat small cap. Cap with side flower, evening cap, cap with heron feather, turban cap, cap as day and vice versa as evening headgear.

05. Munich: Swimming with motor
Swimmer has small motor tied around and lets herself drift through the water.

06. Munich: Traber-Hochseil-Artisten
From the right bank of the Isar to the spire of Maximilian's Church, Artist walks blindfolded over the Isar River. Alfons Traber rides his motorcycle on a rope over the Isar.

07. Motorcycle race at the Solitüde "Grand Prix of Germany"
500 cc sidecar: Start. Drivers in the race. No. 5 Oliver, world champion from England, will have to retire later due to tyre damage. Smith/Clemens, England, win on Norton. Smith and Clemens with a wreath of victory at the award ceremony. Advertisement Bosch on the side wall. 500 cc solo machines: start. Race. As a spectator hand Albers, great. There are 3 drivers on Norton. Winner Armstrong/ Ireland with winner's wreath.

08. Dortmund: Heavyweight boxing, Heinz Neuhaus defeats Hein ten Hoff by knockout.
Gong strike. Change of punch of the boxers in the ring. Neuhaus attacks, lands hits. ZL recordings. Ten Hoff has to get to the ground, tries to get up, but is counted out after 50 seconds of fighting. Toughly, Hoff rises with a broken calf. Neuhaus jumps through the ring with joy. Spectators filling the picture. Neuhaus with winning wreath, large. Ten Hoff in bathrobe in his corner.

09. Helsinki 1952 - XV. Olympic Games - 2nd report
Pole vault: With 4.55 the "Flying Pastor" Bob Richards/ USA wins and jumps with joy still after a successful jump. Men's long jump: Colored American wins with 7.57 m. Award ceremony. Men's 100m: Start and run. 4 runners run through the finish line with the same time of 10.4 seconds. Winner Remigino/ USA. 100 m women: In the final race Maria Sander-Domagalla/ Germany. Majorie Jackson/ Australia runs out a big lead of 4 m and wins in 11.5 seconds. The runners filmed after the run of Horst Grund. Award ceremony with Majorie Jackson, head shot. Triple jump: Brazilian wins with 16.22 m. 200 men: American wins in 20.7 seconds. 800 m final: In the final race the Germans Ulzheimer and Steines. In the final sprint, the American Witfield takes the lead and wins. Bronze medal for Ulzheimer/ Germany, who crashes behind the finish line. Award Ceremony Waving U.S. Flag.

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Armstrong, Neal ; Adenauer, Konrad ; Albers, Hans ; Diem, Karl ; Grund ; Ritter von Halt, Karl ; Heuss-Knapp, Elli ; Paasikiwi ; Pleyer, Barbara ; Reuter, Ernst ; Traber ; Gottwald, Clemens ; Davis, Walt ; Jackson, Majorie ; Neuhaus, Heinz ; Nurmi, Paavo ; Hassenkamp, Oliver ; Remigino ; Richards, Bob ; Romaschkova, Nina ; Sander-Domagalla, Maria ; Savolainen, Heikki ; Smith, Jill ; Steines, Bert ; Hoff ten, Hein ; Ulzheimer, Heinz ; Werner, Marianne ; Witfield ; Zatopek, Emil


Munich ; Bonn ; Berlin ; Cologne ; Dortmund ; Helsinki ; Solitüden


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Boxes ; Domestic events ; Flags ; motor sports ; Olympic Games 1952 ; Police ; Swimming ; Sports details, fouls ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; sports advertisement ; sporting events ; State visits (inside) ; Deaths, funerals ; diving ; automotive engineering, automotive ; Athletics, jogging, fun run ; People ; Fashion ; Architecture ; Sports honors ; 14 find book new German newsreel slow motion


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Weekly Newsreel

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Neue Deutsche Wochenschau 130/1952

Die Zeit unter der Lupe (Other title)

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Helsinki Olympics Report No. 1
Origin: Olympia Film

Aufbahrung Ms. Heuss
Camera: Essmann

Adenauer in Berlin (Siemens plants)
Camera: Onasch

French hat fashions
Camera: Essmann

Tus Waterhorse
Camera: Cook

Camera: Hafner

Solitude races
Camera: Strong, Cook

Boxing: ten Hoff-Neuhaus
Camera: Essmann, Luppa

Special Service: Olympic Report No. 2
Origin: Olympia Film

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