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    Cars & trucks on railway truck, inspected by officials incl. Plojhar and Hamilton.

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    Documentation states cars and trucks from a Prague auto factory are being sent abroad as part of the Czech million dollar contribution to UN International children's emergency fund. The cars and trucks will be used in the fight against malaria and other diseases in children and mothers in Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia and other countries.

    L.S. Cars and trucks going up ramp onto railway truck. C.U. Jamming block behind lorry wheel to act as brake. M.S. Worker tightens cable to hold lorry on truck. C.U. The letters - 'UNICEF' on side of lorry. M.S. Workers knocking blocks behind lorry wheel. C.U. Word - 'Sofia' chalked on lorry bunker. C.U. The word - 'Bucurest' chalked on lorry. C.U. The - 'Beograd' chalked on lorry. M.S. Officials looking at cars which are on waiting trucks. M.S. Three officials (One is Plojhar, Czech Minister of health and another, Mr. Hamilton of the 'UNICEF'). M.S. Ambulance and cars side by side on trucks. L.S. Train as it moves off laden with cars, ambulances and lorries. Pan.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:37:51:00 / 01:38:49:00
    UN 2108 C

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  1. Unknown user says

    It seems likely that the "Prague auto factory" referred to is that of Skoda, for the vehicle seen at 0:31 appears to be a Skoda 1101 Tudor.

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