Item about young people youth hostelling in West Germany.
Unissued / unused material.
Youth Hostels in West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany).
Various shots young people in uniform (scouts?) walking in grounds of Altena Castle. LS summit of castle, pan down to show crowd gathered below. LS President Theodor Heuss walking past crowd. LS children looking out from window of castle. CU President Heuss shaking hands with Richard Shirrman, 85 year old teacher pioneer of the hiking movement.
Various shots of two cyclists walking up to very modern hostel and entering. Youths seated at table eating. Kitchen staff washing up. Couple playing chess and two men writing postcards. CU post card with a scenic view. Dissolve to scenic view of bridge and river.
MS group of youths playing ball. CU entrance of hostel, two scouts coming out. MS group of girls and youths climbing into boat. CU two girls. Two shots harbour, pan to a zooming CU hostel. CU sign over doorway, pan to show youths arriving at hostel.
Various shots of receptionist handing keys to visitors and of the visitors signing register. Young men and girls seated at tables, panning shot to show view of harbour through window. CU girl writing postcard, pan up to her face as she sits and thinks, then turn her head to look at view outside.
Date on dope sheet is 03/06/1959.