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    Folkestone, Kent.

    Intertitle: "FROM HUNGER TO HAPPINESS. 500 little children arrive from famine stricken area in Central Europe".

    M/S of children looking over the railings on the deck of a ship. C/U of some of the children - they are very thin, hollow eyed and dressed in rags, many wear 'evacuee' tags. M/S of the children walking off the ship and onto a harbour, they walk through a crowd of women who pass them rolls of bread. M/S of the children sitting in a group under some trees, one little boy stands in the middle playing his violin. Panning shot of the children standing and sitting in a meadow, next to them are small bundles of their belongings. A woman appears to be organising the children into a line. C/U of some little boys with closely cropped hair, they are laughing.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21821
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    210.45
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:08:00 / 01:56:01:00
    Canister:
    G 672
    Sort Number:
    G 0672
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Holland History Channel focal request Folkestone Belgian Refugees in Britain Pre WW1 Poverty Bringing Up the Bairns Working Class Children
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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