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Relocation of displaced persons from Yugoslavia

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.4179 | Film ID: 3024

INT, A Yugoslavian family is seen in their own quarters at the DP camp (staged). The extended family is gathered around a woodburning stove in their makeshift home, UNRRA crates serve as their coffee table, and a tapestry hangs on the wall in the BG above the metal frame cot. One of the young men packs his suitcase as all the family gathers round to view their newly created identity papers and make plans for the future. One of the women is making coffee on the stove. VS, mostly MCUs of the family members passing around the documents to have a closer look. CU of one of their passports from Yugoslavia. MS of the family back at the processing center. They gather around a table with two IRO representatives, one who represents the Venezuelan mission, the other who is a medical doctor, responsible for documenting the health of the émigrés. The Venezuelan mission representative locates Venezuela on a large map of South America for the family, as they look on and ask questions. The doctor examines a chest X-ray of another family member.

Film Title
IRO Master
Event:  1946
Production:  1946
Linz, Austria
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:41:58
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