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Marshall Plan Filmography (MPF)

Film Details
Title: ERP IN ACTION NO. 1
Filmography Code: EIA-1
Archive/Control Number: NARA/111-MSA-1050.
Picture: Not Available
Reference Copy at Archive: VT. Also PPC 35mm, 1R
Type of Material: Motion picture (35mm)
Series: ERP IN ACTION
Film Date: 1950
Description: Sound (English), b&w, 11 min. First of 12 monthly newsreels about the European Recovery Program: France: Mr. Hoffman arrives; he and officials proceed to a meeting attended also by Mr. Averell Harriman; United Kingdom: ECA and British officials inspect a new steel plant and mill in Wales with new ECA-funded equipment; Denmark: ECA interviews Danish workers in the Elsinore shipyards; Italy: Premier Alcide de Gasperi digs first shovel of earth in land reclamation project financed by counterpart funds; Norway: The ship Oslofjord, rebuilt with ECA funds, takes on passengers and travels to New York harbor, where it is welcomed; France: Giant ECA-supplied cranes unload CARE packages; Turkey: President Inonu and ECA official visit Turkish school, where youths learn operation of U.S. farm equipment and President Inonu sits on a tractor. Greece: 1,000,000th ton of ECA reaches Piraeus. Flour is loaded onto decorated truck, driven through city, is blessed by priest. Flour is made into bread at an army mobile kitchen and four loaves are chosen for shipment to ECA officials in Paris. 1950. Produced by the ECA Film Unit in cooperation with Fox-Movietone News, Paris, for ECA/OSR. NARA ref. copy: VT. Also PPC 35mm, 1R.
Roster: Marshall Plan Filmography
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