Give them a chance: we very much regret

United Kingdom, 1959

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This film was made in a refugee camp in Europe to show conditions in which the refugees have been living for many years. It depicts, as an almost everyday incident, the bitter disappointment felt by a refugee family when their application to go overseas is turned down. Includes a statement by the High Commissioner for Refugees on the efforts made by his office to clear the camps in Europe by the end of 1960.

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Stanley Wright

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


Michael Palmer



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