• Short Summary

    American soldiers run school for German children near Frankfurt.

  • Description

    Griesheim, Germany. 1947?

    German title reads 'Streiflichter aus Deutschland'.

    German children, most of them orphans, are educated and cared for at a youth home run by the American Army at Griesheim, near Frankfurt. Several shots of children ice skating. Children sitting at their desks and listening to their teacher - they are learning English. Children writing homework at desks. Several shots, some close up shots, of the girls sewing. Various shots of the children being fed in the Kindergarten. The nurses are American and German. MS. Boys doing carpentry, some of them are building a wooden jeep, American soldiers helping them. Several shots of the children racing in the grounds in home-made wooden jeeps.

    Note - Date found in the old record - 20/03/1947.

    German voiceover.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2146.04
    Media URN:
    63731
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:30:00 / 01:08:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 1657 E

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