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Marshall Plan Filmography (MPF)

Film Details
Title: ERP IN ACTION NO. 10
Filmography Code: EIA-10/1
Archive/Control Number: NARA/111-MSA-1043
Picture: Not Available
Reference Copy at Archive: VT
Type of Material: Motion picture (35mm)
Series: ERP IN ACTION
Film Date: 1950
Description: Sound (English), b&w, 11 min. Tenth of twelve monthly newsreels about the European Recovery Program: Greece: ECA-funded mobile well-drilling equipment makes possible new water sources in a parched area; Austria: Linz shipyards are back at work repairing and building new barges; Berlin: an international labor rally in the Berlin stadium hears speeches by Mayor Ernst Reuter and labor leaders from other European countries; France: farmers harvest a rich crop from new farms converted from swampland by an ECA-funded reclamation project in the area of Marais Vernier; the first crop of hybrid corn is harvested in southern France, the seed was supplied by the U.S. with ECA funds; U.K.: nylon stockings are produced in a Scottish factory with new machines supplied from the U.S. with ECA funds; Italy: poor children receive shoes manufactured in an Italian factory reopened through aid from ECA and the Children’s Fund of the U.N. 1950. Produced by the ECA Film Unit in cooperation with Fox-Movietone News, Paris, for ECA/OSR. NARA ref. copy: VT. (See also 111-MSA-1003 for portion on Italian shoe factory and free shoes for children [no viewing copy currently available].)
Roster: Marshall Plan Filmography
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