Vittnesbördet (1945)

A film documenting the arrival of Swedish Red Cross "white buses" in Malmö that transported Nazi concentration camp survivors, many requiring immediate medical attention. Efforts made by personnel to provide care are depicted.

Director:

Nils Jerring

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Cast

Credited cast:
Estelle Bernadotte Estelle Bernadotte ... Herself (as Countess Estelle Bernadotte)
Folke Bernadotte Folke Bernadotte ... Himself (as Count Folke Bernadotte)
Göte Friberg Göte Friberg ... police officer in Helsingborg
Arthur Thomson Arthur Thomson ... Himself, Governor in Malmöhus County
Maj-Lis von Eickstedt-Peterswaldt Maj-Lis von Eickstedt-Peterswaldt ... Herself (as Countess Maj-Lis von Eichstedt)
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A film documenting the arrival of Swedish Red Cross "white buses" in Malmö that transported Nazi concentration camp survivors, many requiring immediate medical attention. Efforts made by personnel to provide care are depicted.

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

7 May 1945 (Sweden) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Svensk Filmindustri (SF) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (optical)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When "Vittnesbördet" was shown to the Swedish audience for the first time, May 7, 1945 at Röda Kvarn in Stockholm, it was the first time many realized the extent of the Nazi genocide. The film had premiered on the same day as peace was celebrated on Kungsgatan, in the capital. (Reference: Filmarkivet.se) See more »

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Referenced in Vår tid är nu: Jubileet (2017) See more »

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