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    Full title reads: "CITY OF BUILDERS".

    Warsaw, Poland.

    General view of devastated Warsaw. Long shot of two women walking up road, rubble around, not one building is seen. Devastated Warsaw. Close up shot of mechanical scoop picking up rubble. Long shot of men wheeling rubble away in trucks, pan. Several shots of men pushing rubble in trucks. Three girls working with pickaxes and shovel. Girls clearing bricks. Close up shot of a girl wiping brow with back of hand, she smiles. High angle long shot of bombed street, truck moving along. People clearing damage. Close up shot of a man taking off jersey. Close up shot of a woman taking off jersey. Polish army officers taking off tunics. Three men rolling up sleeves. Close up shot of the officer's cap and tunic lying on the side. Long shot of the people loading truck with rubble. Close up shot of a man loading truck. Close up shot of a man using pickaxe, he picks up brick and throws it away. Men cleaning bricks. Close up shot of hands cleaning brick. Long shot of bricklayer at work. Close up shot of bricklayer at work. Artist sketching bridge under construction. Artist, sketch and bridge. Close up shot of workmen and artist talking over the sketch. Pan long street from bombed building to new shops. People constructing buildings. Men working on roof. Street scene with new corner building. High angle shot of the new corner building with rubble in background.

    Note: Library material showing rehabilitation of Warsaw.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:13:00 / 01:10:50:00
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  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    (Ep.3) Polish Countryside (Ep.6) Warsaw Devastated Post-WW2 - Warsaw Ruins and Reconstruction warsaw Imagining Home
  • Stills

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

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