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Arrival of Amboinese people in the Netherlands

Week number: 51-13

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The ship "Atlantis" arrives in Rotterdam. Aboard are 925 South-Moluccan people, mostly former KNIL soldiers with their wives and children. SHOTS: - Ship moors; - Moluccan women in Indonesian attire, Moluccan men in uniform; children are wrapped up warmly before leaving the ship; - people leave the ship (women in sarong and with open sandals); in the customs office ashore people crowd around the stove; - the Moluccan people get into busses; during the ride they sit silently and look out the windows; - the women and children enjoy the the rice table in the dining hall of the Demobilization Center in Amersfoort.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
20 March 1951
Length:
01:45

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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