• Short Summary

    Red Cross cares for children separated from parents during war hoping to reunite them.

  • Description


    German title reads "Suchdienst fur Kinder und Eltern".

    Various shots of the Red Cross nurses and clerks work in the office of the Red Cross Search Service for children and parents separated in the war. Children are cared for in the Red Cross centre in a former SS centre in Germany in hope that they will be claimed. All children were separated from their parents during the war and now the special services are organised to unite them.

    Various shots of small children holding each other moving along the room. Several shots of the children being seen by doctor, receiving food, playing, being put to sleep etc.

    Several shots of the German family life - parents and children at table eating. Children helping mother, two men sawing a log with a hand saw.

    Several shots of a reunion between a mother and the child she has finally traced.

    Note - German voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:02:00 / 01:46:55:00
    UN 1601 D

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