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March of Time -- outtakes -- Masaryk; Prague; destruction

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0993 | Film ID: 920

VSs, the late Thomas G. Masaryk, father of Czechoslovakia, at his desk signing a document presented to him by his secretary, Dr. Samal. MSs, CUs, same as above. CU, Masaryk talking with Edvard Benes. VSs, Masaryk in his library. HAS, pan of Prague. Pan, Prague Square with statue in picture at all times. Tracking shots of streets of old Prague. HASs, bridges in Prague. Tracking shots, statues in Prague. Tracking shots, street scenes in Prague. HAS, part of the city. MS, people walking on the street. LS, city, wipes to HAS of park. MS, from rear, people on park bench. LS, city, wipes to LS of cathedral with statue in FG. Various optical shots of Prague's buildings, streets and statues and of cathedral. Pan, city. More optical shots of buildings. Four shots of deserted streets of Prague during an air raid. Vapor trails of raiding airplanes in the sky. Deserted streets. CU, clock on deserted street. VSs, smoke rising from bombed factories. VSs, buildings burning from the air raid. VSs, firemen attempting to fight the flames. VSs, blazing factories and buildings. VSs, devasted building after flames have subsided. VSs, broken and twisted rails, ties and burned box cars in railroad freight yard. Wrecked and burned locomotives. Oil tank cars lying on their sides on the ground. Workmen arriving to clean up the wreckage. Workmen repairing locomotives. INTs, machine shops, workmen repairing parts of rail equipment.

Event:  1946
Censor:  1946 (used 10/46)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:22
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