• Short Summary

    Four hundred British prisoners of war (POWs) return from Italy under repatriation scheme. Despite their?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Good Scenes

    Repatriated prisoners posing for photocall with nurses in grounds of hospital / Repatriated prisoners posing with nurses in grounds of hospital and singing "BLESS 'EM ALL" SOT / Wounded soldier with eye patch playing Accordion SOT / PAN wounded troops and nurses singing SOT / Men and nurse singing SOT

    Sergeant Peter Lowe up steps of his house with kit and rings bell / Loweon doorstep as mother opens door and gives me hug/embrace SOT

    INT
    Peter Lowe with Mrs. Lowe and another man sitting having tea in living, and talking
    Mrs Lowe SOT
    - It's marvelous to have you home Pete. I had 14 months of hell waiting for you to come back. Oh! but aren't you thin!

    Peter SOT
    - Oh! you don't have to worry about that now Mother, I'm home - let's have a cup of tea

    Mrs. Lowe speaking to her son Peter SOT
    - Oh! Peter aren't you thin?

    Peter SOT
    - You think I am thin. We were starving over there. If it hadn't been for the Red Cross we should never have lived. We had marvelous parcels, but now don't let us worry about that - let's have a cup of tea

    Military - Active; Medicine and Health; Prisoners of War; Military - Injured
    Background: Four hundred British prisoners of war (POWs) return from Italy under repatriation scheme. Despite their wounds, the men are in high spirits to be home again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABAGXFWOSESYDXHRV9G05VWWFB
    Media URN:
    VLVABAGXFWOSESYDXHRV9G05VWWFB
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: World War Two: 400 British prisoners of war return from Italy under repatriation scheme.

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