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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of planes being loaded with relief parcels, supplies unloaded in Austria, refugees boarding plane, the refugee camp at Eisenstadt, the border crossing with Hungary.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Location unknown, possibly UK

    LS Air Kruise plane on airfield. Various shots of men loading boxes of food supplies into plane's hold as part of the Hungarian Relief operation. Another lorry loaded with goods backs up to the plane's hold for loading.

    Eisenstadt, Burgenland, Austria (close to the border with Hungary).

    Interior warehouse, various shots of supplies being loaded onto lorry to take to plane including Swiss Red Cross parcels.

    CU Nose of plane flying flags, possibly Austrian. Airport building in Vienna, Austria, "Flughafen Wien". Various shots of large groups of people carrying bags, crossing the tarmac and boarding the plane, probably refugees from Hungary.

    LS Gateway, possibly to Eisenstadt Camp. MS Soldiers and boys unloading blankets from the back of a lorry. Women arriving with parcels tied with string. Interior camp, various shots of women sorting through parcels of clothes, men and women collecting clothes. LS Camp building with Red Cross van parked in forecourt. CU Sign over doorway reads: "Arztlicher dienst" pan down to officers leaving. Women and children arriving. Various shots of refugee children eating soup.

    Various shots of activity at the border crossing, with lorries going through . CU Road sign to Budapest and Pressburg. LS Red cross lorry approaching crossing.

    Young men and women walking through light woodland, possibly on camp site. CU Young girl in camp. CU Children eating soup. MS Young children being fed. CU Small baby in carry cot. ( 2 shots). CU A nurse playing with a small girl. (2 shots). Various shots of hall with clothes out on the tables and women sorting through them. Outside in the camp grounds, men stand in small groups drinking from metal mugs.

    LS Border crossing, sentry buildings. CU Road sign to Budapest and Nickelsdorf. LS Barrier down over road at border.

    Interior camp, a mother nurses her small baby.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 21/11/1956.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:59:00 / 01:15:41:00
    UN 2925 C

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