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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story - REFUGEE PROBLEM NEARS CRISIS - 59/9.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story REFUGEE PROBLEM NEARS CRISIS - 59/9.

    Similar or same footage to cut story. More good street scenes, some in Old Kowloong and people on boats in the harbour at Wau Ma Ti. Youngsters arrive with their boats to fill the water pails. Children waiting at tap until the rationed water is turned on again.

    General view of the newly completed Tai Lam Chung reservoir holding gallons of water. C/U foundation stone of dam.

    Two farmers are seen near the communist border at Lok Ma Chau. Chinese children wearing typical native hats. L/S panning across area of Red China showing Sham Chun river separating the new territories of Hong Kong from the mainland. Telephoto shot, showing Communist town of Kak Tim in background.

    General view of shanties. Several shots of refugee children attending Bishop Ford Memorial school, doing exercising on a playground and sitting in a classroom. More shots of the noodle handout with C/U of sign reading "Food Product Donated by the People of the USA through the Catholic Relief Services, Not to be Sold or Exchanged".

    Followed by mute version of cut story.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:31:00 / 01:35:10:00
    59/9 C

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