• Short Summary

    Hungarian refugees go on hunger strike in protest against not being allowed to go to America.

  • Description

    Limerick, Southern Ireland (Eire, Republic of Ireland).

    GV. Limerick Castle, River Shannon in foreground. GV. Ambulance coming along road out of town on its way to the refugee camp. It goes out of picture, and on the left hand side of the road we see two Gipsy caravans. GV. Hungarians walking through the camp grounds. SCU. Some of the Hungarians who went on a hunger strike in protest against not being sent to America, camera pans over and we see two others. CU. One of the refugees. CU. Women refugees. SV. Irish army doctor walking through improvised hospital. SV. & SCU. Irish army doctor and nurse examining a Hungarian. They are looking in his ear. GV. Refugee children in the schoolroom at their lessons. SV. Two young Hungarian girls at the blackboard. SV. Refugee children sitting beside classroom tables looking towards camera. GV. The ambulance arriving at the camp which is bringing the post. CU. Irish Red Cross Society badge on side of ambulance. SCU. Camera pans as a letter is handed out to one of the refugees. CU. Postcard which has been received by one of the refugees from Hungary. SV. Refugee children outside hut which is their home, skipping. CU. Little Hungarian girl. SV. Mother comes to door of the hut and calls the children inside for a meal, they turn and run in. SV. One of the two families who share the hut. Wife gives her husband a cup of tea. GV. The two families and their children sitting inside the hut around stove having their meal. SV. Husband and wife and two of the children having their tea. GV. Hungarian refugees boarding airliner which is to take them to Canada. SCU. Refugees boarding the airliner. SV. Luggage being loaded onto airliner. CU. Cases with Canadian labels on, being loaded. SCU. Refugees climbing stairs into airliner. SV. Airliner engines reviving up. GV. The airliner taxis away.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene L.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:12:00 / 01:06:59:00

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