The old Reichsmark is replaced by the new Deutschmark.
Germany (Western Zone). This is a German newsreel story with German commentary.
M.S. Stacks of old '1,000 Mark' notes. S.C.U. Men making piles of bank notes. S.C.U. Cutting string on bundle of notes. S.C.U. Men throwing bundles of old marks into a pulping machine. C.U. Pulping machine at work. C.U. Paper made from the old marks being rolled out. C.U. Man taking bundles of new notes from machine. S.C.U. Woman checking new notes. M.S. Street scene. M.S. Woman leaving shop holding bags and bucket. M.S. Women looking in shop window. C.U. Display of goods in shop window (4 shots). M.S. Restaurant. M.S. People eating in restaurant. C.U. Man turning over menu. C.U. Plate full of food.