• Short Summary

    Rice crops growing on irrigated land in New South Wales.

  • Description

    Part of issue GOOD HUNTINGDON.

    Murrumbidgee, New South Wales, Australia.

    Various shots of farmers ploughing field with large plough drawn by several horses. The soil is then turned by mechanical steel delver. Various shots of water wheel transporting water from canal to irrigate agricultural land. Various shots of rice growing. Various shots of machine being used to harvest rice. Land girls seal sacks full of rice. The sacks are transported by truck to store houses. Various shots of rice being processed in factory. Map of South East Asia. Narrator explains now Allied Forces are forcing Japanese Army into retreat, Australian crops will be needed to feed liberated people in South East Asia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1572.10
    Media URN:
    50465
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:53:00 / 01:18:55:00
    Canister:
    NSP 411

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