• Short Summary

    Item showing the work of the Society of St Vincent de Paul to help the poor.

  • Description

    Titles read: '"CITY FATHERS'" GOOD WORK' (Dublin issue).

    Location of events unknown.

    Good shots of narrow streets in a slum area, with children playing. Commentator talks of the work of the Society of St Vincent de Paul that helps people who cannot help themselves.

    C/U of a hand writing out a voucher and handing it to someone. Commentator explains the voucher from a 'City Father' can be exchanged for clothes and shoes. A girl with grubby feet and legs has some new shoes fitted. A boy with bare feet and tattered clothes is fitted with a new suit and boots.

    Vouchers are exchanged for clothes. The girl and boy walk out of a building and towards camera, carrying their new clothes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1338.28
    Media URN:
    44191
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:57:00 / 01:55:40:00
    Canister:
    42/80 (Dublin)

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