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Friendship train arrives in our country

Week number 49-38

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

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Resistance work was done by railroad personnel during World War II, in which many were killed. To collect money for their surviving relatives an exhibition has been set up that shows the resistance work by the railway men. To get as many visitors as possible the exhibition has been set up in a running train. After visits to Luxembourg, France, and Belgium the train now arrives in the Netherlands. SHOTS: - steam train pulls into Utrecht station; - int. train with exhibition; shown are a.o. a dropped container with weapons and a complete forgery station for official German stamps.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
17 September 1949
Length:
00:51

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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