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  • Description

    Title reads: "London to Tidworth".

    London.

    Various shots of young woman, Mrs Burgess, packing suitcases. Her toddler daughter watches from her pushchair. Mrs B. is emigrating to United States of America (USA) to be with her GI husband.

    Point of view shot from train pulling out of Waterloo station. Families of war brides wave from platform. C/U of two GI brides waving from carriages, they look a bit nervous. Various C/Us of young women, some with their babies on the train.

    Tidworth, Wiltshire / Hampshire.

    Various shots of GI brides and babies arriving by bus and train at former American Military Camp. German prisoners of war help with "menial tasks" such as carrying luggage.

    Various shots of the women entering building where their immigration papers are processed. We see the women having passports and luggage checked, fingerprints taken, money changed into dollars and medical examinations.

    Various shots of mothers and babies in billets, converted army locker are used as cribs. Various shots of American officer, the US London Area Commander, chatting with mothers and playing with babies.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44963
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1372.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:47:00 / 02:00:08:00
    Canister:
    46/8
    Sort Number:
    46/008
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
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  • Stills

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

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