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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    More shots of people living in shacks and collecting United Nations donations in Warsaw, Poland, after end of war.

    This item is similar to UN 1470 B, film ID 2098.03 (this is where description below has been copied from so may differ slightly):

    UNNRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Association) in Poland.

    Various shots Polish women opening bales of clothing donated by UN and sorting them in sizes. C/U piles of clothing. Various shots Polish men loading bales and crates onto American army lorry. Man opens crate of shoes and throws them onto pile. Panning shot warehouse full of crates and bales. Various shots men unloading crates and bales from lorry and stacking them in warehouse, clerk takes notes at desk.

    M/S nurse attending patient. Various shots shot of houses and ruined buildings - scene of heavy fighting during war. Shots of supplies being unloaded by crane from ship in port - the USS Eleaza Lord. Various shots of shacks (temporary homes?) covered in snow - people seen going in and out of shacks. Man in striped suit - former concentration camp inmate? Various shots children in snow. M/S wooden cross marking grave. M/S woman cooking on makeshift wooden stove.

    Various shots children and women looking at donated clothes - they smile and laugh. Various shots smiling boys carrying crates. Some children are bald - former concentration camp inmates? Various shots children walking through ruins of city with nurse. Various shots children eating soup and food from cans. Mother helping child change from rags into new clothes - child has bloated stomach from malnutrition. More shots ruined buildings in city. Various shots women giving out rations to children.

    Many shots from earlier in item repeated towards end. Date given on old record is 01/07/1946.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:08:00 / 01:18:51:00
    UN 1470 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 1470 D
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    Temporary workspace: 26.3.2010 09:59 1 Poland OK COMMANDE OK COMMANDE EVE (Ep.3) Ruins and Refugees (Ep.3) The Holocaust in Poland (Ep.3) Polish Countryside (Ep.6) Warsaw Devastated Post-WW2 - Warsaw Ruins and Reconstruction WW2 - Holocaust in Poland
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