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  • Short Summary

    Labour Council distribute food to the 1200 hungry men and women.

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    Shoreditch, London.

    Intertitle: "UNEMPLOYED DISTRESS IN EAST END. Labour Council distribute food to 1200 hungry men and women".

    Gruesome M/S of pile of dead rabbits on a trestle table. C/U of a pile of bread, a crowd people stand behind the table, we see the faces of hungry children looking at the pile. M/S of a man standing on one of the tables giving out food to a crowd of hungry people, he gives a piece of fish to a woman holding a baby.

    M/S of people filing past a table covered in food, other people behind the table dole of food. C/U of a man in a trilby handing out loaves of bread, lots of people are crowded around him eager to get their share of the free food.

    Various shots of a man giving out items from a cardboard box, another man standing on a table seems to be shouting instructions, two little girls in the foreground are pushed out of frame by the crowds - the atmosphere is chaotic and frantic. More general shots of people collecting food from the tables.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:46:00 / 01:39:31:00
    G 715

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