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  • Short Summary

    Exterior shots of council flats with sign outside front door: "Welcome Home Effie".

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Mrs. Christos' Home - London?

    Exterior shots of block of council flats. Various shots sign outside one of the flats: "Welcome Home Effie". CU letter box and number 18 on door.

    Date on dope sheet is 01/07/1959.

    NB: not sure who Effie Christos is or where she had been! Any information gratefully received.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathe
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:18:00 / 01:24:52:00
    UN 3231 A

Comments (1)

  1. says

    Just came across this by chance. This piece of film was shot in Denmark Hill, London, and relates to a widow with four children who was imprisoned for claiming national assistance without declaring some earnings. There was a big campaign objecting to her going to prison, and then to release her. Info can be found by searching 'Mrs Christos imprisoned' online. 'The Spectator' stated that in cases like this, it was the family who suffered. Her four children had to be cared for while she was in jail.

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