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  • Short Summary

    Poor families from mountains rehoused in department of agriculture homesteads

  • Description

    Full title reads: "US mountaineers moved on".

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of wooden shacks in mountain wilderness. C/U of old man holding a rifle (looks like a hillbilly type). M/S of trucks driving up to wooden house. Various shots people loading furniture and belongings onto trucks. M/S of family walking across front porch of ramshackle wooden house. Family look quite poor, father wears dungarees and carries a rifle. M/S of men and dog climbing onto back of truck.

    C/U of sign that reads 'US Departments of Agriculture Madison Unit Shenandoah Homesteads Construction Division'. M/S of new bungalow on field. C/U of man with son sitting on his knee. Man talks to camera, seems happy. M/S of family moving into bungalow. L/S of lots of new bungalows built on prairies land.

    Note: sound track is missing.

    Note: old records on database suggest this item may once have been part of LNER issue in 37/92. May also been known under title MOUNTAIN DWELLERS MOVED TO LOWLANDS. AH 2001.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:20:00 / 01:39:00:00

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