• Short Summary

    Camp for displaced persons at Friedland & Shopping sales throughout Germany.

  • Description

    Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).

    CU. Bell ringing. GV. German repatriates from Eastern Europe disembarking from train at Camp Friedland. SV. Germans passing sign which reads "Friedland". SCU. Germans carrying some of their belongings. CU. Small boy. SV. Some of the Germans looking at large map on wall, & SCU. CU. Official papers being checked. LV. Two Germans seated round table - sign reading 'Saarland' in the foreground, & SV. LV. More Germans seated round another table - in foreground is sign reading "Raginland" Dfalz". SV. Group of German women looking at photograph, & CU. SV. German women. SV. Woman kneeling beside bunk and praying. CU. Man. SV. Man sorting some of his luggage. AS. Pile of cases. CU. Bed. LV. Furniture being loaded onto train. LV. Officials sliding back a goods wagon door and checking chickens inside. CU. Hand takes an egg. CU. Cow onboard the train. SV. Man feeding horse on the train. SCU. Railway tickets being handed to the repatriates, & SV. SCU. People boarding the train for their journey to West German states for resettlement. SV. Signal going up. CU. Train moving off.

    SV. Sales crowds pushing through shop doors. Various shots of the women looking at dresses. SCU. Women looking at blouses, & SV. TS. From escalator as we go up stairs. SCU. Woman stepping off of escalator. SV. Sales girl placing pile of hats amongst others already on counter. SV. Women trying on hats, camera zooms into close up shot of one of the women. CU. Woman trying on hat, she takes it off. Pan to another woman trying on hat. SCU. Husband telling wife he doesn't like the hat she has on. Woman thinks the hat is all right. SV. Women looking through shop window at shoes, & SCU. CU. Shoes on stand, man pointing to pair he would like to try on. SCU. Sales girl helping him on with the shoes. He struggles with it but it does not fit, camera pans to agonised look on his face. He then sits back and tells the girl the shoe is no good.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:32:00 / 01:52:37:00

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