The Waiting people

United States, 1954

Film
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Captures the plight refugees in Europe after World War II who have lost their nationality. Since the end of the War, many have been forced to remain indefinitely in refugee camps due to illness or disability. Consequently, many are considered unacceptable as immigrants to other countries. Narrated by James McKechnie; accomplished cinematography by Edward Wooldridge.

Credits

director

Norman Swallow

Language

English

Duration

00:35:41:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30180

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Refugee camps

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Discrimination against the handicapped

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Refugee camps

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Refugees

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Discrimination against the handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physically handicapped

History → History

History → Refugee camps

History → Refugees

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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