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    WAR'S PITIFUL VICTIMS FLEE BEFORE NAZIS Refugees from Belgium and Luxembourg stream into France and Britain.

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    ALEXANDRA PALACE, LONDON ENGLAND
    England: Alexandra Palace is Used as Clearing Station for Dutch and Belgium Refugees. Alexandra Palace, London, England Long view refugees leaving building. Semi view old woman being helped down steps. Semi view kiddies being carried down steps. Gen. view pan refugees in hall. Semi view refugees taking tea. Semi view refugees eating. Semi view pile of bikes. Long view refugees on beds. Semi view baby on bed. Semi view pan men asleep on bed. CU woman on bed. CU man asleep on bed. CU kiddie asleep in bed.


    BELGIUM

    gen. view damaged and wrecked street. Semi view pan up debris of wrecked building. Gen. view burning building. Pan down burning building. Semi view flame from window. Semi view dead horse. CU another dead horse. Long view & gen. view debris of wrecked building. Gen. view wreckage. Semi view debris on ground. Pan wrecked building in street. Semi view dead man. Gen. view pan refugees lined up on road. Semi view notice 'Recueil des Evacues' Refugees Receiving Station. Long view refugees outside station. Intr. scenes...Semi view Nurses attending to injured refugees. Semi view delirious man in bed. CU injured woman with bandaged eye in bed crying. CU woman with bandaged head in bed. Semi view injured boy in bed.

    Semi view cutting up flood pan to refugees waiting. CU refugee drinking. Semi view refugees under rigged up tent resting. CU kid asleep on ground.

    Long view mother and kids resting on side of PAVEMENT. CU boy asleep. CU baby. Gen. view wreckage in street of French town. Semi view & gen. view wrecked building. Long view pan down to building. Semi view men carrying body away on stretcher. Gen. view & semi view pan wrecked Nazi plane and building. CU Nazi sign on plane. Semi view troops digging under plane wreckage. Semi view pan troops carrying body away on stretcher. Long view pan people running in street. Semi view pan woman running in street. Pan shot refugees moving out quickly. Shot from car refugees moving out quickly. Gen. view group of refugees along road running. Gen. view refugees running along road. Semi view woman pushing pram. Back view refugees down road.

    GOOD SCENES

    FOLKESTONE, ENGLAND

    Refugees from Belgium Arrive in England. Good Scenes. Folkestone, England Semi view refugees down gangplank. Semi CU girl refugees towards off ship. Semi view woman with child. Semi view kiddie. Gen. view refugees having refreshments..soldiers pass. Semi view refugees looking on. Semi view refugees having sandwiches. CU man drinking. Semi view woman eating pan to man. Semi view woman smiles. Gen. view intr. pan of refugees. Back view onto bus.



    BELGIUM
    Cu dead body on ground.
    Gen. view refugees along road. CU injured refugee. Semi view man adjusting dress of dead man.

    CENSORED SCENES!!

    AT SEA /FOLKESTONE ENGLAND
    Gen. view refugee boat arrive. Semi view refugees on deck. Semi view Belgian flag on ship.



    ( NB - THE SEQUENCES BELOW NOT ON STORY)

    Westminster Abbey, England: Gen. view Westminster Abbey ... IN ROLL 7902

    Long view people going in ... IN ROLL 7812

    Semi view King & Queen into Church ... IN ROLL 6251

    Pan down congregation ... IN ROLL 7648

    Semi view clergy at pulpit ... IN ROLL 7648

    Top view congregation ... IN ROLL 8844

    Gen. view extr. Cathedral ... IN ROLL 7648



    Displaced Persons; Great Britain
    Background: WAR'S PITIFUL VICTIMS FLEE BEFORE NAZIS Refugees from Belgium and Luxembourg stream into France and Britain.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3TT4QIPQRAFTVH22PGI2SSU6J
    Media URN:
    VLVA3TT4QIPQRAFTVH22PGI2SSU6J
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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