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Aid to China

Heart-rending British appeal film for funds to ease suffering of China's orphaned children and starving millions after Japanese invasion.

Charity appeal 1945 3 mins


This heart-rending appeal for funds to help the victims of China's conflict with Japan compares the relative prosperity and safety of families in postwar Britain with images of China's sick orphans, the starving and homeless. Released after war in Europe had ended, the film was made by British United Aid to China, an aid organisation set up in 1942.