• Short Summary

    Hunger flourishes in Italy while plenty of food is available on the black market.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Italy"

    The Black market flourishes amidst hunger in Italy.

    LS Mothers and children hurrying through the streets to receive gifts of food and clothing from overseas. CU 2 close ups of children with their parents and toys.

    MS & LS Buses and cars parked in garages through lack of petrol. VS of people trying to force their way onto what few buses are running.

    CU Various close ups of well stocked food stalls where food is obtainable at black market prices. Cut in shots CU elderly people eating soup from charities. CU an old man standing forlornly in the street eating. MS Full window in cake shop.

    MS & CU a queue of people waiting outside a soup kitchen. MS group of people eating in the street.

    Views in Italian home - poor living conditions. MS Italian family, Mother daughter and grandchild seated on the floor of their home round a soup pot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1177.14
    Media URN:
    40619
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:10:00 / 01:27:02:00
    Canister:
    47/12

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