• Short Summary

    Material showing the effects of over farming in the Dustbowl of America.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    United States of America.

    CU sign which reads: "Resettlement Administration" Shots of people working with papers in clerical office. CU man explaining the measures being taken to resettle people from areas hit by dust storms ('Dust storms are punishment for bad behaviour').

    Shots of people working with a theodolite in the dustbowl of the American Midwest. Men water ground. A lorry, with horses behind and a car drive off through the start of a dust storm.

    CU map illustrating area of land from Texas in the South to North Dakota in the North. Cattle men herd their animals across virtually barren land. Cattle stand by as wind blows dust across farm. Dust drifts cover farm equipment. Dust blows across a town street as cars drive along. Dust clouds in the sky.

    N.B. This is good US dustbowl material - very Grapes of Wrath.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    478.06
    Media URN:
    57971
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:16:00 / 01:08:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 69 F

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