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    Full title reads: "INTERNATIONAL".

    AMERICA'S FOOD AID TO ITALY

    Naples, Italy.

    The "Friendship" ship bringing gifts of food from the people of America to Italy docks in Naples. The ship in dock. Food being unloaded from ship. The railway wagons drawn up at the quay to carry food to the other towns. Close up shot of a worker pasting poster 'Friendship Train' onto a railway wagon. Close up, panning shot of other posters on the train. The train moving off. High angle shot of a crowd of people hurrying through the town to the distribution centre. Schoolgirls walking through street. Crowd of schoolgirls waving U.S. flags and holding a poster which says "Welcome American Friends". Close up shot of children waving flags. Pan along line of children watching the food being given out. Food being handed out to children by a personality, possibly the Mayor of Naples. (01:41:27)

    MIDNIGHT FASHION PARADE IN ROME

    Rome, Italy.

    Rome holds midnight fashion parade. Close up shot of a small girl holding a candle passing a row of stuffed birds. Close up shot of a stuffed eagle. Various shots of the models displaying undies and night dresses in - quite sexy, lace and silk. Models wearing black masks over their eyes. (01:42:31)

    FLOODS CAUSE GREAT DEVASTATION IN FRANCE

    Nancy, France.

    French floods cause great devastation on the Metz - Nancy area. Long travel shot of the flooded countryside - fields under water. Long shot of a man in a boat in a flooded pathway between the houses in Alsace-Lorraine. A woman sweeping water from her front path with a birch broom. Two men handling a boat. Close up shot of a man wading through the floods carrying another man pick-a-back style. Close up shot of a lorry driving through the water. Various shots of the streets of Nancy - people and some of their belongings are being rescued by army and volunteers. Completely destroyed bridge is seen. Close up shot of railway trucks. Travel shot showing trees reflected in the flooded fields.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46194
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1418.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:25:00 / 01:43:26:00
    Canister:
    48/3
    Sort Number:
    48/003
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Friendship Train
  • Stills

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

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