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  • Short Summary

    500 children arrive at Folkestone from famine stricken Central Europe to find new lives in England.

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    Folkestone, Kent.

    Intertitle: "FROM HUNGER TO HAPPINESS. 500 little children arrive from famine stricken area in Central Europe".

    M/S of children looking over the railings on the deck of a ship. C/U of some of the children - they are very thin, hollow eyed and dressed in rags, many wear 'evacuee' tags. M/S of the children walking off the ship and onto a harbour, they walk through a crowd of women who pass them rolls of bread. M/S of the children sitting in a group under some trees, one little boy stands in the middle playing his violin. Panning shot of the children standing and sitting in a meadow, next to them are small bundles of their belongings. A woman appears to be organising the children into a line. C/U of some little boys with closely cropped hair, they are laughing.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:08:00 / 01:56:01:00
    G 672

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