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News from Indonesia: family reunion in Batavia, repairing a railway near Modjokerto

Week number 47-28

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

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00:00 The Dutch ship "Sibajak" arrives in the harbour of Tandjong Priok with women and children of Dutch citizens and soldiers in Indonesia. The men are waiting on the quay. After the ship has moored, the people leave the ship and join their relatives on the quay; some men board the ship and meet their family there. 00:50 A railway with three spannings over the Prong river that has been blown up is repaired by Indonesian workers. Every day they're taken to and from their work place in a small train, which is pulled by a jeep on railway wheels.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 July 1947
Length:
01:50

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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