This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Belgian refugees flee from heavily bombed cities in 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown. 1940?

    Belgium.

    Various shots of masses of Belgian refugees on the retreat from Germans. They carry their belongings with them. Some ride on horse drawn carts, some have bicycles but majority of people walk. Most of the refugees are children and women, some men are seen, most of them elderly.

    A line of trucks loaded with refugees and their things is seen. People are seen resting on road side, a woman drinking some water.

    Various shots of the people fleeing from heavily bombed city. British troops are seen resting in the rubble strewn streets. More footage of the bombed city. Several takes - British soldier pushing detonator.

    (Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    618.02
    Media URN:
    59401
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:52:00 / 01:10:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 211 B

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment