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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of children going to school in war torn Poland.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates or locations unclear or unknown.

    Poland - September 1947.

    Elevated and ground shots of children walking to St Alexander Church to attend the traditional service (many of the boys wear military style clothes). Older children walk by, some carry banners. Shots of people milling about war torn area of city.

    C/U of an alarm clock reading 7 o'clock on a beside table, panning to a little boy and girl asleep in bed. C/U as their mother wakes them up. C/U of mother wrapping up lunch. Father seated at breakfast table kisses his son goodbye. Back view of the boy and girl setting off for school hand in hand. Back view of mother and father waving from the window. Various shots of children walking to school through bomb damage and rubble.

    C/U of inkwells being put into the desks. M/S of a class of empty desks, mixing to a class of children sitting at the desks and looking at their books. Several individual shots of the children who are about 10 years old (mixed class).

    C/U of a printing press at work, printing text books. M/S of pile of books. M/S of women and men loading bundles of books onto lorry. Several shots of children and adults in a library borrowing books.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:10:00 / 01:33:31:00
    UN 1806 D

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