• Short Summary

    Dutch orphan children are evacuated to England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ORPHANS OF THE STORM".

    Holland (Netherlands) & England.

    Close up shot of a family shrine of Jesus Christ on a wall in a Dutch home. Close up shot of the child's feet transferring from Dutch clogs to English boots. Several shots of the nurses examining Dutch child's mouth. Delousing small Dutch boy - he enjoys it. More children being deloused. Children eating and drinking in a large dining room before their trip to England.

    Various shots of the Dutch children boarding continental train en route for England. Long shot of a large number of Dutch children waving Dutch flags. Several shots of Dutch children singing "It's a long way to Tipperary" in Dutch. Several shots of the Dutch children onboard ship with lifejackets on, looking at the sea. Long shot of a sunset at sea.

    Dutch children disembarking at British port. Close up shot of a sign "Coventry". Several close up shots of the children. Milk being issued to children. Several shots of Dutch children drinking milk through straws. Dutch boy being bathed by a woman. Dutch boy praying by bedside. Dutch boy and girl in beds asleep.

    (M & T. Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:55:00 / 01:33:34:00

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