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French refugees and POWs

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0341 | Film ID: 203

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    French refugees and POWs

    Overview

    Description
    Refugee families with heavily loaded wagons cross in front of camera at end of town. Refugees, including children, push bicylces and baby carriages. Tanks pass by. Camera shoots from ground up toward soldiers atop tanks. The soldiers look and sometimes smile at camera. Germans search boarded-up shops, sprawl around city, taking over town. Brief inerior of soldier, asleep in a chair. French POWs entering and exiting building, being rushed down a street by German guard. A couple of civilians, including a woman, with the POWs. Various shots of POWS marching down road, with a tank and flowers growing by roadside. Empty village, much destruction, shot of two military (?) graves. German Army's horses line road. (Good composition.)
    Duration
    00:05:07
    Date
    Event:  1940
    Production:  1940
    Locale
    France
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Unedited.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    06:05:05:00 to 06:10:12:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 203 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 203 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 203 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 203 Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 203 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 203 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 203 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 203 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the Bundesarchiv in Berlin, Germany in September 1991. The footage was transferred at Bibo TV in Germany and obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition.
    Note
    01:03:35-01:08:41

    Timecodes starting with 06: refer to the Master and User (VHS) copies. Timecodes starting with 01: refer to the Protection (Beta SP) copy.
    Copied From
    16mm; b/w
    Film Source
    Bundesarchiv (Germany). Filmarchiv
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 956
    Source Archive Number: 1755 R1+2
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-06 11:36:01
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