U.S. cameraman and a journalist travel in Russia and record observations during famine, following World War I
Russia Date:1923 Duration:4 min 25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Views of Russian during famine following World War 1. Journalist Arthur Ransome (smoking a pipe) and cameraman George Ercole (smoking a cigar) pose at a railroad yard on the Latvian-Russian border. They talk with Latvian and Russian guards and then board a train and depart to record observations in famine-stricken Russia. Views of near-deserted village abandoned by inhabitants seeking food elsewhere. Refugees camping outdoors, on the banks of the Volga River. They share their meager food supplies. Refugee encampments near towns. A cemetery full of white crosses set up near a refugee camp. Refugee peasants housed in railroad freight cars. Large group of starving Russian children.
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