• Short Summary

    Mushroom spores are incubated, cultivated picked in Australia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Pathetone Lightens The 'Blackout' with - COMING UP!"

    Australia.

    Various shots of spores being taken from a large parent mushroom and incubated, then planted in a controlled soil bed and is seen growing in time lapse photography. A girl uncovers a mound of earth where numerous mushrooms are growing at a mushroom farm. She picks some, walks out of the mushroom shed and shows us some large ones.

    Commentator explains this is part of the 'Grow More Food' campaign in Australia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1198.26
    Media URN:
    41452
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:09:00 / 01:50:48:00
    Canister:
    PT 518

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