• Short Summary

    Magnanimity makes no distinction between friends and foes. The directing the "Save the Children" Foundation?

  • Description

    1.
    Various shots of a remote village of the Peloponnese, the Lefkohori village.


    2.
    A woman seen washing in a tub, while others are heading towards the clinic of the village, holding their children.


    3.
    The Foundation's doctor will be busy today; women seen bringing their kids for medical examination.


    4.
    The doctor examines them now (THE ONLY INDOOR SHOT), while a queue waits outside.


    5.
    But the doctor has to suspend his work and rush to another village where he has been summoned to attend an urgent case. He is leaving with his nursing sister.


    6.
    Here is another village, the Kardiokafti, right in the heart of the Peloponnese. Mrs. Miller and the Foundation's doctor receive the necessary information before they start the distribution of the rations.


    7.
    Destitute children seen awaiting outside the village school for their morning mess of the food-kitchen. Kids offering flowers to Mrs.Miller. The distribution of the morning rations to the children begins. Various shots of the kids and other characteristic scenes.


    8.
    The distribution of clothing and footwear rations to destitute children has now begun. Mrs.Miller hands over many of the packages to needy young people.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Magnanimity makes no distinction between friends and foes. The directing the "Save the Children" Foundation people's greatness of mind and soul is above all political differences and this, for poor and destitute children cannot be responsible for men's and government's deeds.

    Thus, inspite the sorrowful greco-british tension over Cyprus, charity women of the "Save the Children" Foundation work assiduously to help needy families of the remote areas of the country, maintaining permanent food-kitchens in many areas, as well as some rolling clinics. Now, in view of the forthcoming winter which oftenly isolates many villages of the Peloponnese, Mrs.Mary Miller, representative of the "Save the Children" Foundation in Greece, went around this region and distributed hundreds of clothing and footwear rations to destitute children.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADC7ZELU1JO4XNKBPM79D9JAON
    Media URN:
    VLVADC7ZELU1JO4XNKBPM79D9JAON
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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