Army Convoy 1945

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Paris, France.

    Various shots convoy of army lorries driving down road. M/S of people gathered at military hospital (?). M/S servicemen and women by lorry counting supplies. Various shots as they count blankets and food. Various shots as supplies are loaded onto lorry. M/S of members of the U.N.R.R.A. (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) getting off lorry and loading stores. M/S and C/U three women of the U.N.R.R.A. sat on grass chatting in front of building.

    Various shots men and women collecting U.N.R.R.A. uniforms from table, they walk into the Grand Hotel. M/S as they emerge carrying kit. Various shots of a U.N.R.R.A. team inoculating the volunteers. M/S serviceman and woman sitting on bench, she is sewing badge on. M/S as she explains to the man what the letters stand for. L/S large hotel (?) on seafront. M/S as the woman and man look out to sea and chat. C/U of the woman looking out over calm sea.

    Cataloguer's note: date on paperwork reads 5/1/1945.

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    62747
    Sort Number:
    UN 1406 A
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:06:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 1406 A
    Film ID:
    2070.01
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  • "Various shots convoy of army lorries driving down road." - the lorries are Fordson WOT3 trucks. (Note that this is the point at which the clip ends, everything else mentioned in the shots list does not appear).

    jamied 29th Dec 2012

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