• Short Summary

    Minister of Food talks about wartime food production - grassland ploughed for cultivation

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ploughing For Victory".

    GV man ploughing a field with tractor.

    CU Minister of Food, Mr. Reginald Dorman-Smith talking about the government's intention to get the harvest in.

    VS of ploughs at work by day and night. Ploughing up grassland for cultivation.

    MS Dorman-Smith talking about the way the cost of the new food policy is to be shared. He is leaning on a farm gate with two other men. They have a scripted chat about the Government's Agricultural policies.

    Shots of ploughing with horses and tractors.

    Shots of sunk ship. Shots of aircraft being imported. Shots of navy ships in convoys. (Presumably to show what having to import food means to Navy).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1039.09
    Media URN:
    20634
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:57:00 / 01:11:29:00
    Canister:
    40/21

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