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Portugal-Europe's Crossroads

Film | Accession Number: 1992.258.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0790 | Film ID: 317

Large crowd of people wave to those aboard "Serpa Pinto." Ship waits for 1500 children from France. At last minute, Germans do not let children leave France. Most are Jews and were assisted by American charitable organizations. Only 40 of these children get to Portugal. Men at table check passenger documents prior to boarding. Children are assisted up gangway; boy and girl at document table. More people, including more children, board ship, go up gangway toward camera. Good shots of children. LS departure of "Serpa Pinto" against sun. People waving from ship. LS Boarding of American Export Line refugee ship.


Duration
00:02:00
Date
Event:  1942-1943
Production:  October 1943
Locale
Lisbon, Portugal
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:47:47
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