Overview of the 1961 Hanover Fair in Germany exhibiting technological and industrial innovations
Location: Hanover, West Germany
Story about the 1961 Industrial Fair in Hanover, exhibiting various industrial and electrical devices
Ground MS. to elevated GV. Hanover Fair. Zoom out from surrounding landscape to GOV. Fair. Various shots of industrial exhibits, including huge crane and winch.
CUs. records lying on car seat, hand picks up record and puts it onto very small gramophone, record spinning on turntable. CU. Transistor tape recorder which looks like a radio. CUs. self service food machine. MS. automatic exchange for 10 Deutsche Mark notes, the note is placed into the machine and coins are received from chute.
Various shots taken at the exhibition, including VHF wireless system which enables Suez pilots to keep in constant touch with H.Q. Book-keeping machines run by electronics, electronics in the office, and final shot of a lighted silhouette of a mermaid. (Mute F.G.)
Note: The paper work notes that the fair was opened by Minister Erhard. The Fair took place in the midst of a currency 'crisis' - the revaluation of the Deutsche Mark.