Church in the sex industry area of Hamburg.
Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
Various shots of the Catholic Priest Albert Mackels walking at night in Reeperbahn area of Hamburg - sex industry part of the town. He walks past the strip clubs and brothels as he heads for his church. GV. Neon lit clubs, pan to front of St. Pauli Church. MS. People entering the church. Various shots of interior of the church with people praying including nuns. GV. Exterior of church at daytime - pan to clubs. Various shots of people outside these clubs. Various shots of the priest visiting old man in his room which is in street of the strip clubs. The 'Grosse Freiheit'. CU. Nun giving a poor old man a bowl of soup. Two long shots of the street. Various shots of the interior of the church showing usual church activities - tramps and prostitutes praying, small children's choir singing, a Baptism and a service including the priest giving sermon - natural sound, German. Various shots of the men outside strip clubs touting for clients.
Date found in the old record - 21/12/1965. German voiceover.