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    Full title reads: "GREECE GETS THE TOOLS".

    Greece.

    United States aid to Greece. Ship unloading. Stacks of cases on quay. Men walking with cases to truck. Flag. Men walking with bags. Bags of flour. Close up shot of a bag of flour. Food stall in street. Close up shot of can of food. Women queuing. Close up shot of the women receiving food. Close up shot of the sign 'From the United States.' Close up shot of the children walking with food. Children sitting at the table, eating.

    Shot of tyres being unloaded. Close up shot of the stacks of tyres. Stacks of barrels and boards. Several shots of the rollers. Side view of cars. Close up shot of car. Caterpillar coming towards camera. Close up shot of sign 'American Mission for Aid to Greece'. Concrete block lowering. Close up shot of a diver putting helmet on. Close up shot of lowering block into water. Close up shot of a diver jumping into water. Looking up crane, Diver walking to concrete block. Lowering bucket of cement. Close up shot of emptying cement. Pan with bulldozer passing the camera. Grabber grabbing sand. Close up shot of grabber emptying. Long shot of the building site, building the Corinth canal. Long shot of the canal.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46429
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1424.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:50:00 / 01:40:08:00
    Canister:
    48/26
    Sort Number:
    48/026
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Oxford Committee for Famine Relief Codes Greek Aid Greek Aid athens
  • Stills

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

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