• Short Summary

    Palestinian refugees in refugee camp in Jordan.

  • Description


    Various shots around wrecked and abandoned unknown town on the bank of the River Jordan. The town was wrecked in the war between Arabs and Israelis. Lorry moving along the road. Various shots of the massive Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan - mud, tents and despair. MS. Woman handing tins of food to children who are lining up. CU. Tins of food. CU. Woman handing little girl two tins, then hands little boy two tins - pan with him as he walks away. CU. Group of children as they queue for food - pan with little girl as she runs away with two tins. Various shots, some close up shots, of school children walking past camera, pan down to show children's feet in mud. MS. Children in classroom. MCU. Teacher explaining something to girl. MS. Girl's face - pan down to show her writing in exercise book. CU. Teacher - pan to show writing on blackboard. MS. Pan with doctor as he walks past group of people and enters doorway. MCU. Arab woman and child. CU. Child. MS Mother and child talking to doctor. MS. Doctor examining back of child. CU. Doctor - pan down to show doctor using stethoscope on child. MS. Women with children in waiting room. MCU. Nurse holding Arab child. MS. Children playing on merry-go-round & CU. MCU. Group of children playing on a large swing. MCU. King Hussein of Jordan being introduced to group of men. MCU. Group of children looking on. MCU. Group of children inside tent. MCU. Washing on line inside tent - pan down to close up shot of child sitting on floor. CU. Child.

    (Eastman Neg.) (35 mm track neg. in UN 4466 B, combined colour print in UN 4466 A)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:02:51:00
    UN 4466 C

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