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  • Short Summary

    The "Friendship" ship bringing gifts of food from America to Italy docks in Naples.

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    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.

    Possibly connected with 48/3 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:43:00 / 01:59:38:00
    UNSO Reel 019 J

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