• Short Summary

    Czechoslovakia after war receiving UNRRA help.

  • Description

    Czechoslovakia.

    Various shots of heavily bombed town - rubble everywhere. Women, some in striped uniforms, in coach with 'Ravensbruck' written on it. They are liberated slave workers from the Ravensbruck concentration camp. They are leaning through the windows, waving, leaving the coach. Men are helping them to get out. Various shots of the couples kissing, finally united after years of suffering. Many crying.

    Train stops on tracks. Soldier walking along train, he has Czechoslovak army ensign on shoulder. Soldier and several civilians open one of the wagons to show sacks. Close up shot of a hand inspecting grains. Sacks are part of the American aid and are to be distributed to starving population.

    Various shots of convoy of trucks moving along country road and through the streets of heavily bombed town. Several shots of the boxes of Penicillin - UNRRA and Czechoslovakia are the words written on the boxes. Several shots of the people receiving second hand clothes in a shop. Several shots of the streets with people walking around. Girl in one of the shops buying UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) goods. Sales woman cutting coupons. Close up shot of prunes in bags on display. Crowd in and outside the shop. Long shot of screen filled with boxes with UNRRA written on it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2153.18
    Media URN:
    63916
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:12:00 / 01:55:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 1335 B

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