West German Vice Chancellor celebrates his 65th birthday.
Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
MS. Professor Erhard, Vice Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany is warmly welcomed by the West German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer. MS. Photographers. MS. Dr Adenauer presents a Basque clock to Professor Erhard and people smile around. MS. Professor Erhard shakes hands with Vice President Carlo Schmid, Foreign Minister Dr Schroeder. CU. Free Democrat Dr Mente. MS. Dr Mente presents his gift to Professor Erhard. MS. Other German public figures look on as a toast is drunk. GV. Crowded room. MS. Professor Erhard at work in his study at home. Tegernsee on one of the Bavarian lakes. CU. Still photograph of Professor Erhard as a boy in Tyrollean costume. CU. A still of Professor Erhard at a gun in World War I. CU. A still of him when he was a young diplomat CU. Professor Erhard at his desk, he is joined by a young girl, one of his grandchildren. Various shots of his family seated around table drinking a toast. CU. His book shelf. CU. Looking over his left shoulder at a book he is reading. Various shots of Professor Erhard with the record going around. Various shots in the garden with two of his grandchildren playing with a ball. Various shots of Professor Erhard in village market. Various flashback shots of Professor Erhard on his Eastern tour. GV. Professor Erhard driving in car outside his office and enters smoking cigar. CU. Professor Erhard making a birthday speech - no sound.
Date found in the old record - 08/02/1962.