• Short Summary

    Four hundred Basque children arrive to England from war thorn Spain.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TRAGEDY OF CIVIL WAR - Basque Refugee Children arrive in England."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Liner 'Havana' arriving to Southampton harbour filled with children - 400 hundred Basque refugee children arriving to England. Pan along the ship with children waving from the deck. Children leaving the ship and getting on double decker buses to be transported to camp near Southampton. Several shots of the camp - lines of white tents. Nurses examining the children. Children walking around, receiving toys, food, eating, talking. More shots of the children gathered together waving to the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    919.16
    Media URN:
    13499
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:42:00 / 01:45:43:00
    Canister:
    37/42

Comments (1)

  1. Ed Goodridge says

    I think the name of the ship may be SS Habana rather than Havana - see other records you hold from Reuters archive on same subject.
    Paula BBC Plymouth

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