• Short Summary

    American pilots drop sweets for German children - US newsreel item.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Operation Little Vittles".

    Sweets for German children, Berlin, Germany.

    M/Ss group of German children waving to USAAF (United States Air Force) aeroplane. Various shots children running after tiny parachutes dropping from plane. C/U boys eating sweets from the small parcels on the parachutes. Small boy eating sweets gives a bite to another child. M/S children running with the small parachutes. M/S very little girl running with her tiny parachute. M/S aircraft with crowd of children around it, they are waiting for the pilot to throw out sweets which he does. C/U children with outstretched hands. C/U children with outstretched hands. C/U pilots throwing out sweets from aircraft. M/S pilot throwing out sweets, pan to scramble for them by German children.

    Date given on old record is 11/10/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2226.06
    Media URN:
    64808
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:35:00 / 01:30:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 2013 I

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