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  • Short Summary

    Shots of the trial of men accused of slaughtering Czech villagers during the war.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Czech title.

    Lidice, Czechoslovakia.

    LS the bare fields, marked with a crude cross that was once the mining village of Lidice. MS The accused in court. MS The President of the Court reading the sentences. VS Wiesman. Thomsen, Felkl, Vicek, the accused. One man may be being taken out for execution.

    CU A man wielding a pick-axe, breaking up the earth to begin the rebuilding of the village. VS Digging a trench and laying the foundations of a house.

    Old record suggests material dates from around May 1947.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:07:00 / 01:28:17:00
    UN 1682 C

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Wiesman" should read Harald Wiesmann.

    "Thomsen" is Thomas Karl Thomsen.

    "Felkl" is Oskar Felkl.

    "Vicek" should read Rudolf Vlcek.

    The current shots list is redundant after the point of the word "the accused", for the clip ends at that point.

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