A survey of the daily life of the West Germans, through their behaviour on the streets.
Various locations in Germany, including Frankfurt and Hamburg; London.
Germany: Two shots of people walking across zebra crossing. Four shots of newspaper sellers, people buying newspapers.
London MS. President Heuss of Germany being received by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. LS. Royal drive through Whitehall. CU's. Crowd. Big GV. Royal Drive. GV. Royal open coach, Queen, Duke and President Heuss can be seen as coach arrives at Buckingham Palace.
Germany: CU. Man reading newspaper. LS. Travelling shot from car as it drives up to parking meter. CU. Man placing coin into parking meter. Montage of hands placing money into slot machines, such as cigarettes, sweets, aspirins, souvenirs etc., and taking articles from drawer. Various GV's modern buildings. LS. Three people entering building. CU. Windows being opened, pan from window to show yard below. Various shots inside house showing kitchen, sitting room, staircase. LS.CU. Bust. Various shots of people walking along main street. CU. Man and woman on cycles. CU. Traffic lights. Various shots of people waiting at Zebra crossings to cross road. Various shots of people crossing on Zebra Crossings.
Germany, Frankfurt: LS. Group of girls walking along street. LS. Two girls wearing jeans and wind cheaters walking along. GV. Youth asleep on steps of building. LS.MS. Crowd of teenagers, surrounding two girls fighting. CU. Girls fighting, pulling at each others hair and punching etc., CU. youth onlookers smiling. CU. Two girls fighting. GV. Crowd. GV. Group of girls, they start to run in different directions looking very frightened.
Germany, Hamburg: Various shots at night of exteriors of night clubs, showing illuminated signs. Various shots of men window dressers, dressing models. CU's Models. CU. Man with monkey. Two shots of people walking past shops at night.
NOTE: this is the last of a four-part survey by Pathe France of the state of post Second World War (West) Germany.