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THE HUNGRY OF HOLLAND

The Hungry Of Holland (1945)

Images of the starved Dutch children - they are now looked after by the...

THE RUSSIAN FAMINE

The Russian Famine (1921)

An item showing victims of the Russian famine.

IN THE WAKE OF DEFEAT

In The Wake Of Defeat (1922)

Disturbing scenes of the refugees in Greece.

CELEBRATING THE FEAST OF ST. MARCEL aka FRANCE

Celebrating The Feast Of St. Marcel AKA France (1939)

The people of Marcel in France celebrate...

RATIONS IN INDIA

Rations In India (1965)

People rush to buy wheat before the start of rationing in India. Delhi.

FAMINE

Famine (1973)

Scenes of emaciated adults and children in African famine.

NATIVES OF SHANGHAI

Natives Of Shanghai (1921)

The people of Shanghai parade through the streets holding banners in aid of...

AUSTRALIA'S GIFT TO RUSSIA

Australia's Gift To Russia (1922)

High Commissioner inspecting beef from Australia which is bound for...

FROM HUNGER TO HAPPINESS aka FROM HUGER TO HAPPINESS

From Hunger To Happiness AKA From Huger To Happiness (1920)

500 children arrive at Folkestone...

POVERTY IN INDIA

Poverty In India (1963-1965)

Tragic pictures emphasising Indian poverty endured by all ages

CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

Charity Begins At Home (1922)

Footage of food delivery arriving in Petrograd / Moscow during cold...

GRAIN SHIPS REACH INDIA

Grain Ships Reach India (1951)

Supplies of grain are sent to India to help famine struck areas.

WATER FAMINE

Water Famine (1962)

Footage of new reservoir being built on Lantau Island for Hong Kong.

FAMINE FOLLOWS DROUGHT

Famine Follows Drought (1965)

Aid is promised to people of Kenya after famine follows drought.

FAMINE IN BENGAL

Famine In Bengal (1940-1949)

Disturbing images of the famine in Bengal, India.

BURMA RICE FOR INDIA

Burma Rice For India (1940-1949)

Rice arriving from Burma to India to help the Indians to recover from...

RED ARMY SUCCESSES

Red Army Successes (1943)

Closing stages of the Red Army winter offensive.

THE RUSSIAN FAMINE

The Russian Famine (1919-1921)

Food supplies for Russia are loaded onto SS Saturn.

INSIDE THE GATES OF SOVIET RUSSIA

Inside The Gates Of Soviet Russia (1920-1921)

Good item showing difficult conditions inside Soviet Russia.

GERMANY'S FOOD - THE TRUTH aka GERMAN'S FOOD - THE TRUTH

Germany's Food - The Truth AKA German's Food - The Truth (1946)

A report from British zone of...

OPERATION 'LARDER'  aka OPERATION LARDER

Operation 'larder' AKA Operation Larder (1946)

Food Minister Ben Smith speaks about food crisis....

 FOOD PARCELS SENT TO RED CHINA

Food Parcels Sent To Red China (1961)

American newsreel item about China's money making ploy of...

INDIA TAKES OVER

India Takes Over (1947)

Story about the hand over of power in India and Pakistan.

WOMEN PROTEST AT FOOD CUTS

Women Protest At Food Cuts (1946)

British women protest at food cuts.

INSIDE THE GATES OF SOVIET RUSSIA

Inside The Gates Of Soviet Russia (1921)

Good footage of Petrograd in Russia, including street...

FRONT PAGE MEN

Front Page Men (1946)

Leaders from USA, USSR and Europe meet, General Smuts in UK + famines in India.