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THE RUSSIAN FAMINE

The Russian Famine (1921)

An item showing victims of the Russian famine.

BEGGARS IN INDONESIA

Beggars In Indonesia (1947)

Poor people in Indonesia.

POVERTY IN INDIA

Poverty In India (1963)

Street scenes in Calcutta showing general begging by young and old.

 POOR LIVING STANDARDS

Poor Living Standards (1950-1959)

Various shots showing cramped and difficult living conditions in small...

THE GREAT CRUSADE

The Great Crusade (1937)

Fantastic film about new housing - slum dwellers are rehoused in nice suburban...

SLUM CLEARANCE IN JOHANNESBURG

Slum Clearance In Johannesburg (1937)

Impoverished black township - Prospect Town - cleared to make...

NEW HEELS FOR OLD

New Heels For Old (1921)

New device - special renewable shoe heels.

UNEMPLOYED DISTRESS

Unemployed Distress (1920)

Labour Council distribute food to the 1200 hungry men and women.

FROM HUNGER TO HAPPINESS aka FROM HUGER TO HAPPINESS

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

500 children arrive at Folkestone...

NEWS IN FLASHES - RIOTS BREAK-OUT AS POLICE MOVE

News In Flashes - Riots Break-Out As Police Move (1952)

Police and civilians attack a shanty town...

LE DEJUNEUNER DES SANS-LOGIS aka HOMELESS AND WORKLESS OF PARIS, 1931

Le Dejuneuner Des Sans-Logis AKA Homeless And Workless Of Paris, 1931 (1931)

Views of poverty...

KAMPALA

Kampala (1970)

Various shots from Kampala Uganda's capital

POVERTY IN INDIA

Poverty In India (1963-1965)

Tragic pictures emphasising Indian poverty endured by all ages

SLUMS / GLASGOW

Slums / Glasgow (1970-1979)

Evocative shots of slum housing in Glasgow.

GERMANY'S SCHEME FOR WINTER RELIEF

Germany's Scheme For Winter Relief (1934)

Germany's celebrities and Nazi leaders collect the money...

FAMILY LIFE

Family Life (1930)

A very large family poses for the camera.

ROBINSON CRUSOE UP-TO DATE aka ROBINSON CRUSOE UP - TO - DATE

Robinson Crusoe Up-To Date AKA Robinson Crusoe Up - To - Date (1936)

Poor families camping in...

GENERAL BOOTH GIVES PARTY TO SLUM CHILDREN

General Booth Gives Party To Slum Children (1937)

Salvation Army gives party to poorest London...

A LITTLE HELP ETC. ETC.

A Little Help Etc. Etc. (1928)

Students from Selly Oak Colleges in Birmingham send Christmas gifts to...

R.A.O.B. DUBLIN

R.A.O.B. Dublin (1921)

Excited children have a day out courtesy of R.A.O.B.

THE KIDDIES OF DEPTFORD  aka CHILDREN OF DEPTFORD

The Kiddies Of Deptford AKA Children Of Deptford (1920)

A look at some of the children from...

REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA

Revolutionary Russia (1920)

Peasants in Irkutsk, Siberia flee the advancing Red Army.

£25,000 WORTH OF FOOD

£25,000 Worth Of Food (1923)

Sir Thomas Lipton helps present £25,000 worth of food parcels to the...

COMMUNAL FEEDING issue title - HATS OFF !

Communal Feeding Issue Title - Hats Off ! (1940)

Footage of food being prepared for local residents...

SWAPSHOP

Swapshop (1948)

Women exchange clothes in swap shop in Birmingham.

LE PROBLEME DU LOGEMENT aka HOUSING PROBLEM IN PARIS, 1932

Le Probleme Du Logement AKA Housing Problem In Paris, 1932 (1933)

Views around a shanty town...

FAMINE IN BENGAL

Famine In Bengal (1940-1949)

Disturbing images of the famine in Bengal, India.

SHANTY TOWN IN ARGENTINA

Shanty Town In Argentina (1971)

People carry on their lives in a Shanty Town near Buenos Aires.

SLUMS OF SPAIN

Slums Of Spain (1969)

Close-up shots of typical shanty town slums in Spain.

Boy Scouts Guard of Honour

Boy Scouts Guard Of Honour (1917)

Footage of dignitaries arriving at walking past Boy Scouts guard of...

BURMA RICE FOR INDIA

Burma Rice For India (1940-1949)

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

MASSACHUSETTS HOBBOES

Massachusetts Hobboes (1937)

Police destroys homeless colony in Massachusetts.

SAM MAYO

Sam Mayo (1931)

Comedian Sam Mayo sings a song about a cat and one about all the people who want his pound...

ITALY - BLACK MARKET

Italy - Black Market (1947)

Hunger flourishes in Italy while plenty of food is available on the black...

THE PRINCE OF WALES

The Prince Of Wales (1929)

The Prince visits distressed areas in Northumberland and Durham.

WORKLESS

Workless (1929)

Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, appeals to everyone to help the unemployed.

FOOD WAR - CLEVELAND'S NEEDY CAPTURE CITY HALL aka FOOD CRISIS - CLEVELAND, USA...

Food War - Cleveland's Needy Capture City Hall AKA Food Crisis - Cleveland, Usa... (1938)

Unemployed...

IRISH MAYOR SHOT   aka FUNERAL OF THE LORD MAYOR OF CORK

Irish Mayor Shot AKA Funeral Of The Lord Mayor Of Cork (1920)

A good item about the funeral...

TREASURE FROM THE DEEP

Treasure From The Deep (1934)

Families hunt for the rare substance of ambergris on a Californian beach.

WILL CROOKS MP

Will Crooks MP (1919)

The inmates of the Poplar Workhouse are seen off by Will Crooks MP.

BEACH COMBING ON BROADWAY

Beach Combing On Broadway (1930)

Men use chewing gum on end of poles to retrieve dropped coins from New...

INDIANS IN DURBAN issue title is COME THE THREE CORNERS

Indians In Durban Issue Title Is Come The Three Corners (1943)

Travelogue item showing Indian...

DAVE AND DUSTY CAFE

Dave And Dusty Cafe (1948)

Small boy Dave and his dog Dusty visit a cafe to sample 'Meat & 2 Veg.'.

LONDON'S NOCTURNE aka LONDON NOCTURNE

London's Nocturne AKA London Nocturne (1944)

A look at London in the moonlight.

HUNGER MARCHERS ARRIVE IN WASHINGTON, 1932

Hunger Marchers Arrive In Washington, 1932 (1932)

Marchers complaining about poverty and hunger...

"I Mean To Do My Best For These People" - Said The Prince, When He Visited The... (1922)

Prince...

L'AIDE AUX CHOMEURS aka DEPRESSION IN AMERICA - FOOD KITCHEN IN STREET

L'aide Aux Chomeurs AKA Depression In America - Food Kitchen In Street (1931)

Bread and soup...

FRANCESCO VILLAGE

Francesco Village (1949)

A new Italian village 'San Francesco' is begun to house people living in slums.

ROOSEVELT SPEECH

Roosevelt Speech (1937)

Franklin D. Roosevelt states his opposition to fascism. America.

HOLIDAY SEASON IN ITALY

Holiday Season In Italy (1949)

Woman swimming in clear water, dog wearing hat, people sunbathing and...