Reference INF 6/486
Title Oatmeal Porridge 1940
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 193
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Domestic Life
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Eating and cooking
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Organisations Central Office of Information


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Oatmeal Porridge, released in 1940 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the preparation of oatmeal porridge. The file contains production credits; a commentary script; and a document relating to the film's commissioning and finances.


cereals, civil consumption, dairy, domestic equipment, employment, film, finance, food preparation, food supplies, fruit, meals, milk, newspapers, oats, preserves, propaganda, public morale, rural areas, sugar, water supply

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