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  • Short Summary

    Dockside scenes of the arrival of wheat sacks in Athens, and a Greek blessing

  • Description

    Athens, Greece

    FIRST SHIPMENT OF MARSHALL PLAN WHEAT TO GREECE.

    M.S Stern view "Governor Miller of Mobile", the first ship to carry wheat under Marshall Plan lying in dock at Piraeus, Athens. M.S. Dockside scene with cranes hoisting sacks of wheat (flour) onto quayside. (3 scenes). M.S. Port workers carrying sacks of wheat away from quayside. M.S. workers stacking wheat. (2 shots). M.S. cameramen filming board ship with American Flag. L.S. Elevated pan service in progress, blessing the arrival of the wheat. M.S. Ditto. S.C.U. Sacks of wheat and Greek clergy blessing them. M.S. ship's crew on board making sign of the cross. S.C.U. the Acting chief of AMAG Mr. John Howard handling the wheat. M.S. He shakes hands with the Greek Minister of supplies. Mr. Kostopoulos.

    Mute Lav. Neg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2441.23
    Media URN:
    67031
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:23:00 / 01:52:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 1947 D

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