Italy's Hunger 1947

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    The Black market flourishes amidst hunger in Italy. Italian voiceovered material.

    LS Mothers and children hurrying through the streets to receive gifts of food and clothing from overseas. CU 2 close ups of children with their parents and toys.

    MS & LS Buses and cars parked in garages through lack of petrol. VS of people trying to force their way onto what few buses are running.

    CU Various close ups of well stocked food stalls where food is obtainable at black market prices. Cut in shots CU elderly people eating soup from charities. CU an old man standing forlornly in the street eating. MS Full window in cake shop.

    MS & CU a queue of people waiting outside a soup kitchen. MS group of people eating in the street.

    Views in Italian home - poor living conditions. MS Italian family, Mother daughter and grandchild seated on the floor of their home round a soup pot.

    Possibly connected with 47/12 - MD

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    British Pathé
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    01:53:32:00 / 01:54:36:00
    UNSO Reel 004 J
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    UNSO 004 J
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    Oxford Committee for Famine Relief PostWW2
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