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  • Short Summary

    Shots of town in Siberia + refugee families living in freight wagons.

  • Description

    Item appears to continue from ON 398 B.

    Siberia, Russia (USSR, Soviet Union).

    High angled panning shot looking over town. Various shots streets, horse drawn vehicles drive up and down. MS group of women and children - they appear to be sitting on a cart loaded with their possessions.


    Man sitting in door of boxcar. CU elderly couple sitting on ground, the woman cooks food over small fire, man holds plate. Boys sit on top of freight wagon. Man sleeping on another freight train wagon. Man in huge white fur coat. Panning shot carts and furniture piled on flat freight wagons. Soldier in fur coat, big fur hat walks beside train. People appear to live in the freight wagons - refugees?

    Panning shot on residential area showing houses, some trees and mountains vaguely show in distance. Children hang out by train track, as freight train moves slowly past. 2 boys stand next to army trucks, 2 soldiers walk by.

    Note: originally ON 398 C was longer - at some point it has been split up and sections of ON 398 C have been transferred as ON 398 B. On the PET, part has been listed as ON 398 D.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:47:00
    ON 398 C (aka ON 398 D)

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