• Short Summary

    A look at the hospital ship "Oranje", a gift from Holland to Australia and New Zealand.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Red Cross ship - a present from the Dutch.

    Various shots of the 20,000 ton liner "Oranje" which is a gift from Holland to Australia and New Zealand to be used as a hospital ship. M/S of Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies running up the Red Cross flag on the ship. C/U of him. Various shots of the male and female medical and nursing staff chatting, they walk along deck. Various shots of the beds in the wards, air conditioning and loudspeakers. Various shots of the staff quarters with pictures of Winston Churchill and carvings of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1127.04
    Media URN:
    39221
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:37:00 / 01:08:43:00
    Canister:
    41/65

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