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16mm film: 'The Oxfam Story', 1963

MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/11
Held in our offsite storage facility

A Granada Television 'World in Action' programme. A look at the work of Oxfam on the 21st anniversary of the formation of The Oxford Committee for Famine Relief. The film shows the links between people in Britain and in other countries, Oxfam House and its operations, and ways of promoting Oxfam's work and fundraising. The interviewees include Canon Milford, Leslie Kirkley, and Richard Exley, and footage includes baling clothes, the Grants Committee in action, Oxfam's work following a cyclone in East Pakistan (later Bangladesh), and prefabricated building frames for earthquake relief.


  • Creation: 1963


1 reel

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/11

Existence and Location of Copies

A copy of this film is held at the British Film Institute.


  • From the Collection: Oxfam GB (Organisation)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom