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  • Short Summary

    Grain is handed out to farmers in Syria.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Middle East (Probably Syria).

    Large sacks of grain are loaded onto lorries by Arab men. The bags are marked OCP (Offices des Cereales Panifiables). The lorries are driven away.

    Various shots of large grain / flour mill.

    Top view of horse drawn wagons loaded with sacks. Men in Arabic costume drive their wagons away.

    Grain is off loaded in village. Villagers check out the grains / seeds. French officials also look at the grain. Various shots of Arab men collecting supplies of grain and papers and cash.

    Various shots of very old water mill device.

    British soldiers help in building mine.

    Arab women (some with covered faces) carry away grain. Various shots of distribution of grain. Shots of immunisation of child in village. Various medical checks on villagers.

    Shots of use of modern combine harvester and older techniques by Arab farmers.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:00:00 / 01:56:16:00
    UN 720 A

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