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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the rebuilding of Stalingrad beginning after the war.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    Stalingrad (Volgograd Oblast), Russia - April 1947.

    Stalingrad, scene of the wars greatest siege, begins to rebuild. M/S Statuary, depicting ring of children dancing, contrasts strangely with the devastation in the background. People walking along the streets amid rubble. M/Ss of families at the entrance to their cave homes. C/U of head of a small Russian boy wrapped in a shawl.

    M/Ss of war correspondents walking round the city. A camel draws a peasant and his heavily laden cart. German POWs walking along street and at work, busy repairing roads and clearing rubble. C/Us of POWs looking sullen.

    People and children amongst ruins. C/Us of Russian children. Russian children skipping amid flattened ruins. New workers flats just seen in background.

    War correspondent walks about a rebuilt tractor factory. Women seen at work in the factory. Several shots of a busy market scene, with Russian housewives buying from stalls. Several C/Us of people at the market, including a nice shot of an old man with a long white beard and Cossack hat.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:14:00 / 01:03:11:00
    UN 1698 D

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