• Short Summary

    Flax for aeroplane wings and herbs for seasoning being grown in Australia.

  • Description

    Part of SEEING'S BELIEVING issue.

    Australia.

    Various shots of Australia's women's legion harvesting flax on farm in Victoria. The crop of flax will be sent to Britain and used to make aeroplane wings.

    Various shots of gardeners tending a herb garden. Narrator explains since fall of France, herbs have been hard to get hold of. Once grown the herbs are sorted and packed in drying bins. Various shots of old woman and young girl sorting herbs. After being dried, they are sieved and packed into containers.

    Various shots of Australian army chef serving soup to soldiers (narrator calls them by nickname - "diggers"). The soldiers and the chef taste the soup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1310.21
    Media URN:
    43415
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:30:00 / 01:40:50:00
    Canister:
    NSP 285

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