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  • Short Summary

    Tragic pictures emphasising Indian poverty endured by all ages

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    Calcutta (?) India

    Medium close-up of young girl hunched over her mother who is preparing scraps of food. Close-ups of both mother and child. Various shots of woman leafing through rubbish pile in search of scraps. Medium close-up of skeletal frame of girl begging on the pavement. Close-ups of new-born or young children some of which are crying. Shots of older men and women looking tired and hungry. Medium close-up of beggar asleep on side of street. Various shots of man with foot disease and woman holding her baby. Various shots of people, young and old begging.

    Note: Some of this footage might cause disturbance as the imagery is quite graphic. This story appears to link to UN 4015 D.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963 - 1965
    hd format:
    HD at TK One
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:28:00 / 01:43:24:00
    UN 4017 A

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