RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

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RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby dragoner » 27 Oct 2008 01:28

Here is the video, WARNING it is very grim, it appears to be a woman filmed walking down a road:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsA9qfVLO4I

Does anyone know of it's authenticity or origin? What film is it from? I found this recently.

edit: it does appear period correct, with the auto passing by.

Was ist das davon?

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Re: RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby dragoner » 28 Oct 2008 01:07

No clues at all? I've seen various other color footage, that has a similar score, resolution, etc.; and I am wondering if it all came from a certain movie?

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Re: RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby Vikki » 07 Nov 2008 04:09

Thought I'd bump this, as I'm also curious to hear what anyone else knows about this film clip.

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Re: RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby Neutral » 08 Nov 2008 23:40

This is kodachrome film material taken by US cameramen.
It has been show on TV quite often to illustrate the ethnic cleaning of Germans in Eastern Europe (in this case, Czechoslavakia maybe?). Can't tell where the material was filmed but it's definitively of American origin.

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Re: RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby Vikki » 09 Nov 2008 02:49

Sorry, I'd meant to post a link to the current thread in the Life in the Reich section that has more information about the film: viewtopic.php?f=77&t=145596

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Re: RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby Seadweller23 » 30 May 2010 21:23

It is indeed Czechoslovakia in 1945. It is part of this very grim film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yE4wY-NniQQ

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Re: RFI for video "Deutsches Mädchen 1945"

Postby Vikki » 30 May 2010 21:53

Seadweller23, see the extensive thread in the Women in the Reich section on the film: viewtopic.php?f=77&t=145596. Some excellent research on the location and other aspects of the footage have been done in that thread.

I'm locking this one, as other inquiries and comments should be directed there.

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