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  • Short Summary

    Jewish child immigrants stop at Prague for refreshments on their way to Palestine.

  • Description

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

    Czech newsreel with commentary.

    Jewish children, immigrants to Palestine, halt at Prague for refreshments on their journey to Palestine.

    Exterior of Prague railway station. Train pulling into Prague railway station, children leaning from train windows and waving. Poorly-clothed children alight from the train. Chief Rabbi to Palestine Dr Herzog watches the children alighting. C/U of a nurse taking care of a small child. Another woman gives sweets to the children. C/U of small girls, looking rather bewildered and scared as they suck their sweets.

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    Film ID:
    2329.14
    Media URN:
    66033
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:44:00 / 01:54:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 1540 C

Comments (1)

  1. TuviaB says

    The woman at (00:25-) handing out the sweets to the young orphans is the renown Holocaust Jewish rescuer Recha Sternbuch (http://t.co/9M1J0NAwRD). You can can compare it to this photo http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/6387_52808.html. This also may be her, first woman on right http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/6387_49675.html Artscroll published a book on this amazing women https://t.co/V8sr1TZagC Compare (00:16-)the gentleman holding the pipe to this http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/6387_50850.html & this http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/6387_44989.html. Also in other images in this album. I believe he is a UNRRA representative. The young orphan at (00:22-) is holding one of the Torah scrolls saved from Poland. http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/6387_53799.html http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/6387_52808.html The description should be updated. Historic clip! Thanks!

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