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  • Short Summary

    Prisoners of War return home to Britain.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Hospital ship 'Drottningholm' arrives at Liverpool.

    Various shots of former Prisoners of War (POWs) returning on ship. Scenes on board ship. Shots of ex-POWs sitting reading copies of the Picture Post.

    Interior shots of ship's dining room, hairdresser etc.

    Shots of Women of the WVS (Women's Voluntary Service) preparing food and helping nurses. Tea and sandwiches are given out.

    Shots of group of German officers (presumably for a Prisoner exchange).

    Kitbags are offloaded. Troops have a wash.

    Various shots of press briefing by senior officers and discussions about plans.

    Group of German POWs going onboard ship.

    Various shots of unidentified man and woman. They meet many of the ex-Prisoners.

    MS Red Cross Flag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1893.08
    Media URN:
    72637
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:38:00 / 01:31:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 920 C

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