• Short Summary

    Little is left of Smyrna after burning for four days in the Asia Minor Catastrophe

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Bread Wagon Arrives

    TURKEY: Smyrna:
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    GV pan across rows of tents, wreckage in F/G.

    GV refugees walking down sodden path beside tents in blinding snow.

    SV woman holding toddler, pan over to GV group of refugee children, snow falling the while. Clinging desperately to the saved ones - note that some lack even shoes.

    SV woman holding onto bundle (child wrapped in blanket?).

    SV old couple sitting beneath makeshift tent.

    GV group of women holding onto bundle of cloth (for tent?) - snow pelting down.

    GV men unloading supplies of bread from cart. The bread wagon arrives - their only hope of life.

    GV pan along refugees in long queue for bread. A loaf of bread is a day's food for a family of ten.

    SV man at table handing small boy his ration.

    GV group of refugees clutching bundles of their possessions, snow pelting down.

    disaster, refugee, refugees, tent city, survival, makeshift, Izmir, survivors, Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)
    Background: Little is left of Smyrna after burning for four days in the Asia Minor Catastrophe

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEX3YZPQLHR9YCHIMJEM70JIML
    Media URN:
    VLVAEX3YZPQLHR9YCHIMJEM70JIML
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1922
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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