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16mm film: 'The World's Need, An appeal by Richard Dimbleby, C.B.E.', 1961

MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/6
Held in our offsite storage facility

A general survey of the work of Oxfam, which includes the Agadir earthquake, and emergencies in the Congo, Korea, Greece, Basutoland, Swaziland, and East Pakistan (later Bangladesh). It also includes contrasting images of the prosperous and the needy, footage of Oxfam House, pledged gift collection, and celebrities in support of Oxfam in Trafalgar Square. Narrated by Richard Dimbleby. A later version of this film was made in 1964.


  • Creation: 1961


1 reel

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/6


  • From the Collection: Oxfam GB (Organisation)

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom