Today and tomorrow: a story of the Middle East

United Kingdom, 1945

Film
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This film deals with the impact of World War II on the precarious economies of the Middle East. It discusses the instability of pre-war Middle East, methods used by the Allies to avert famine during the war, and the desirability of continuing such measures in peacetime. Focuses on Egypt, its people and their lifestyles. Narrated by Valentine Dyall and Colin Wills.

Credits

director

Robin Carruthers

producer

Ralph Bond

production company

World Wide Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:40:32:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29618

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Famines

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - Economic aspects

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and society

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War victims

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Famines

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → War - Economic aspects

History → Egypt - History

History → History

History → Middle East - History

History → World War, 1939-1945 - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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