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  • Short Summary

    Hindus go from Pakistan to India and Moslems from Indian to Pakistan.

  • Description

    India & Pakistan.

    A squadron of British planes has been engaged in carrying Hindu refugees from Pakistan to India and Moslems from India to Pakistan. The service has now ended.

    Various shots of the RAF (Royal Air Force) Air Commodore Brackley, who has been in charge of the operations, talking to pilots. CU. He addresses the group of pilots and aircraft personnel. MS. Pan of the listening group.

    MS. Pilots testing the weight of baggage.

    MS. Moslem refugees disembarking at Peshawar. LS. Hind refugees at airfield waiting to embark. Pilots testing the weight of baggage. MS. Refugees paying money for their fare to Pakistan officials. Various shots of the refugees loading up their baggage. Several shots of the refugees embarking. CU. British pilot. Two Dakota planes on airfield, one landing.

    LS. A group of Muslim refugees in Delhi waiting under the wing of a plane. Refugees embarking. CU. The pilot in the nose of the plane. Several shots of cockpit. LS. Aerial views of Peshawar.

    Mute Lav.

    Date found in the old file - 01/12/1947.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:04:00 / 01:50:13:00
    UN 1855 C

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