Good scenes of the elections in West German.
Unused / unissued material -
West German / Federal Republic of Germany (FDR).
Montage of shots of printing machine, television camera, train passing camera, electric typewriter. MS Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer seated in train looking at papers. Travelling shot from train, of station, and people standing on station. MS Crowd greeted Dr Adenauer. Pan from sign which reads "Keine Experimente" to LS Dr Adenauer on dais. CU Dr. Adenauer speaking. Top shot of crowd massed round cars. Top shot of cars moving off. Travelling shot past statue on side of river, and Castle-like building in middle of river. MS Cameramen. LS Adenauer leaning out train window, children below reaching up to him. CU Little girl pan to Adenauer passing chocolate to children below. LS Adenauer throwing sweets from train window, to children below. GV of crowded street. BV Adenauer speaking from stand. GV Crowd in street listening. Family on balcony of house listening.
Top shot of crowd. MS of Erich Ollenhauer speaking from stand. CU Ollenhauer getting into chartered plane. GV plane taking off. Montage of shots Group of singers, man playing piano another on bongos, four men singing, one with guitar young girl singing, woman singing and wriggling her body about, man in Naval uniform entertaining, woman in Naval uniform singing. Top shot CU of audience with linked arms swaying from side to side. MS of woman in uniform singing, and bidding audience to stand. CU Top shot of audience bobbing up and down. CU Audience applauding.
Various CU's of Placards, posters for different political parties.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 29/08/1957.