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China's Need

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This film offers a picture of postwar China, showing the effects of war on the country, and the progress of reconstruction work. Scenes of starving people in the famine areas and of Chinese farmers working with primitive tools emphasize the desperate need for relief from abroad. Modern machinery is essential, for the people are faced with a tremendous job of reconstruction for which they have the most meager equipment. Signs of China's recovery are noted in pictures of work on the Yellow River dikes, training for medical students in northern hospitals, and distribution of relief supplies from abroad.

1947, 09 min

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