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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Polish newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Biuletyn Odbudowy Stolicy".

    British intellectuals visit building site in Warsaw, on way home from Wroclaw Congress, Poland.

    M/S reconstruction of building damaged in World War 2. M/S conveyor machine moving blocks of stone. C/U bricklayers at work. M/S reconstructed buildings. C/U bricklayer at work. M/S men mixing cement, pan up to men on reconstruction of buildings. C/U welder at work. Various shots building being constructed. Elevated shot engine pulling away wagons full of rubble. Various shots cranes at work clearing devastated square. M/S cranes clearing rubble. Elevated shot trucks on railway taking away rubble. C/U man using theodolite.

    M/S intellectuals looking at reconstruction work. C/U three of them pointing to things of interest. M/S intellectuals walking over temporary bridge, reconstruction work goes on all around them. M/S intellectuals walking through reconstructed area. C/U intellectuals stripping off clothing to join in the building work, pan to them shovelling rubble onto conveyor belts. Various shot shovelling rubble away. C/U woman intellectual shovelling rubble away. C/U man stripped to waist clearing rubble. C/U man smiling, he wipes forehead. C/U woman's bare feet and shovel. Shovel clearing rubble, pan to woman's face. M/S intellectuals shovelling rubble into conveyor belt. Panning shot over area showing conveyor belt tipping rubble into trucks on railway line. C/U rubble going into truck. C/U three intellectuals, including one black man, helping push truck away. M/S pushing truck away.

    10/04/48 Commentary in Polish.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:38:00 / 02:02:00:00
    UN 2014 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2014 C
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    (Ep.6) Warsaw Devastated Post-WW2 - Warsaw Ruins and Reconstruction
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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