Reference INF 6/664
Title Stricken Peninsula (war devastated Southern Italy) 1945
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 483
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Preparations for War and Peace
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Post-war planning, The black market
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Italy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Stricken Peninsula, released in 1945 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the beginnings of reconstruction in Italy after the devastation caused by war. The file contains a synopsis of the film; a shooting script; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agricultural equipment, agriculture, black market, bomb damage, books, bread, buses, cars, children, cities, coal, disease, education, electricity, factories, Fascism, film, food supplies, fuel, hospitals, industrial areas, industrial workers, industry, infrastructure, Liberation of Italy, medical supplies, motor vehicles, post-war planning, propaganda, public morale, public transport, railways, reconstruction, rural areas, seeds, students, teachers, trade unions, trams, transportation

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