German newsreel about map making / cartography.
Unissued / unused material.
Newsreel item with commentary in German.
Plastic maps being made in Germany - modern cartography.
Various shots manufacturing process showing how maps are made. Liquid plastic is poured into scale moulds of mountainous landscape. The plastic solidifies and the model is taken from the mould. The three-dimensional map model is painted to look realistic. A photograph of the map model is taken with a gigantic camera. Various shots of the different ways the map is reproduced - in atlas books, in wall maps etc.
Date on dope sheet is 12/04/1947.