Opening scene shows patients being cared for by nurses from an order of nuns. They are in beds in a modern hospital ward. Views of the attending nurses and several of the patients in their beds. Next scene shows orthopedic hospital in the 5th District of Vienna, established by medical Professor Hans Spitzy, devoted to treatment of crippled children and those suffering from tuberculosis affecting their bones. Boys iwho are patients in the hospital. Young boy with a tubercular elbow and tuberculosis of skin on the right breast. Two boys with tuberculosis of bone and skin.
Houses and buildings in Vienna, Austria. Poverty in Vienna. Poverty stricken people living in overcrowded houses. Rebuilding homes by settlers which is financed by Quaker mission. Settlers raising food which they cannot afford to buy. Settlers working on the land. Finished new homes on Settlement Street.
Municipal communal kitchen in Vienna, Austria. People seated at table eating food. Women taking needlework to institute. It is their means of supplementing income after selling all their possessions. Often a year's pension is insufficient for a week's food for the 600 war victims; many of them gentlefolk of the old aristocracy receive weekly allotments of food. People queue at table for handouts. On screen appeal for help.
Shows a 16 years old boy in hospital in Vienna, Austria. He suffers from tuberculosis of bone, due to starvation. Other boy suffers from the same disease, and that too is a 10 years old lad.
Shows a boy suffering from tuberculosis of the skin on the right thigh in a hospital in Vienna, Austria.
Shows a half grown boy with tuberculosis of the bone in Vienna, Austria. He also suffers from tuberculosis of skin. This is due to starvation. Another boy suffering from same disease on the bed near to him. Patients in outdoor doing bed rest.
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