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  • Short Summary

    United Nations brings clothes and food to war ravaged Poland.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    UNNRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Association) in Poland.

    Various shots Polish women opening bales of clothing donated by UN and sorting them in sizes. C/U piles of clothing. Various shots Polish men loading bales and crates onto American army lorry. Man opens crate of shoes and throws them onto pile. Panning shot warehouse full of crates and bales. Various shots men unloading crates and bales from lorry and stacking them in warehouse, clerk takes notes at desk.

    M/S nurse attending patient. Various shots shot of houses and ruined buildings - scene of heavy fighting during war. Shots of supplies being unloaded by crane from ship in port - the USS Eleaza Lord. Various shots of shacks (temporary homes?) covered in snow - people seen going in and out of shacks. Man in striped suit - former concentration camp inmate? Various shots children in snow. M/S wooden cross marking grave. M/S woman cooking on makeshift wooden stove.

    Various shots children and women looking at donated clothes - they smile and laugh. Various shots smiling boys carrying crates. Some children are bald - former concentration camp inmates? Various shots children walking through ruins of city with nurse. Various shots children eating soup and food from cans. Mother helping child change from rags into new clothes - child has bloated stomach from malnutrition. More shots ruined buildings in city. Various shots women giving out rations to children.

    Many shots from earlier in item repeated towards end. Date given on old record is 01/07/1946.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:16:00 / 01:16:02:00
    UN 1470 B

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