Opening of the new German Parliament in Bonn.
German title reads 'Die Eroffnung Des Parlaments in Bonn'.
LS. Elevated shot of the streets of town of Bonn. MS. Workmen working on road outside new Parliament building. MS. Workmen fitting in windows of the new building. MS. The seats being made for the new building. MS. Woman cleaner sweeping up between rows of seats. LS. Elevated, women washing floors. MS. Three workmen resting in easy chairs after task in completed. MS. Banners on pole outside building (Bundestag). LS. Elevated shot, Parliament in session (Federal Council). MS. Some of the Members of the new German Parliament. MS. Karl Arnold, Minister President of North Rhine Westphalia addressing the assembly. MS. Cars driving up to the Parliament building. MS. Woman member getting out of car. MS. Professor Carlo Schmidt arriving. MS. Dr Kurt Schumacher arriving with arm around wife to give him support. MS. John McCloy, American Military Governor, alighting from car. SCU. McCloy passing camera. MS. Sir Brian Robertson British Military Governor, in top hat, arriving. MS. Dr Konrad Adenauer arriving. LS. Interior of assembly settling down. MS. Part of the assembly. LS. Paul Loebe, former President and oldest member of the house, opening the constitutional conference - natural sound. SCU. Two members listening. LS. Assembly with people moving about. MS. Members applauding. MS. Dr Erich Kohler who was elected new President, taking his seat on rostrum. He starts to speak - natural sound, in German. LS. Assembly rising and sitting down again.
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Date found in the old record - 16/09/1949. German voicevoer.