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Children at Belsen

Film | Accession Number: 1995.146.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2592 | Film ID: 1000

Multiple shots of a set of three swings, children playing on swings, British troops push the swings. CU of (unnamed) soldier pushing swing. MCU of children crowded on jeep, moving through camp. CU of boy's face as he sits on the hood of the jeep. Children eating soup. Shot as children file from left to right, given biscuits and chocolate. Russian Jewish woman (former internee, wearing Red Cross uniform) ringing bell as children, smiling, swarm past her, entering doorway. CU of woman (unnamed). Row of six swings set up by REME. Children playing on swings. Two close up shots of young girls smiling on swings. MS of British soldiers standing around swings and pushing them. Toddler and nurse Luba Tryszynska, The Angel of Belsen, playing on a swing. Two young boys playing table tennis while others, including British soldiers, look on. Both boys appear to be chewing gum as they play. Soldier cleaning his rifle. MS view of boy player, Sergeant Lewis, the cameraman, plays against him. MCU two small girls eating soup in bed. Nurse feeds small girl with broth, girl looks up into camera. Same scene from different angle: row of small children sitting on edge of bed watch feeding. Small boy standing near a table with tray of food, looks around. MS along row of beds to woman attendant who is feeding three small children, one points to camera, two wait in BG.

Event:  1945
Bergen-Belsen, Germany
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
Record last modified: 2021-06-07 12:13:59
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