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  • Short Summary

    Refugees picked up from rafts, arriving in Haiphong on French Navy landing craft, receive aid.

  • Description

    Saigon, Vietnam (Indo-China).

    Documentation on file, Indo-Chinese catholics flee communist rule.

    CUs various refugees incl. babies and children. Rafts loaded with refugees drawing alongside ship, and refugees are hoisted aboard. Rafts around ship. French sailors attempting to help refugees aboard. Woman holding framed picture of the Virgin Mary. Catholic Mass is said on board as thanksgiving by refugees. French Navy landing craft loaded with refugees arrives at Haiphong. Refugees on board. Refugees walking down gang plank. Refugees being handed food and bank notes. Refugees climbing onto back of truck. Truck driving away to different centres hastily set up in Southern Vietnam.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2656.14
    Media URN:
    79012
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:05:00 / 01:38:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 2688 B

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