Modern buildings in Bonn with shots of a traditional house and pan across city to river.
Unissued / unused material - dates and location may be unclear / unknown.
Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
CU West German Minister Schmucker speaking at microphone.
View from top of skyscraper under construction. Low shot, looking up at tower block under construction. Various shots, villa of old German architecture. High shot, pan across city to river. Various shots of modern and ultra modern buildings being erected in the German town of Bonn. High shot, pan across modern building complex. Details of architecture. Zoom out from modern building block.
Note: Date on original record: 30/09/1968. Contemporary paperwork explains that the Federal ministries are housed on 84 different sites and is now concentrating them all int he Bonn / Godesberg area. The plan also accommodates housing for Members of Parliament. The new slogan is "Build Yourself Is Cheaper". "Since 1949 the renting of houses for offices has cost some 60 million Deutschmarks."