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Care of St. Christopher's

UK, 1959 (MIFF 1960, Programme 19)

Director: James Ritchie

A typical day at St. Christopher's Home for the Children of Railwaymen, Derby, an establishment for the care of children whose parents work in transport but are unable to provide a proper home tor them.

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