Reference INF 6/493
Title New Acres (ploughing new land for crops) 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 215
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Rationing and Supply
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Agriculture and food supply
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide, Region 4: Eastern (Cambridge HQ)
Locations Norfolk
Organisations Central Office of Information, War Agricultural Executive Committees


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film New Acres, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the ploughing of new land for crops. The file contains a shot list; a dialogue sheet; and a document relating to the film's commissioning and finances.


agricultural equipment, agricultural production, agriculture, cereals, defence works, drainage, employment, fertilisers, film, finance, food supplies, fuel, harvests, haulage, housing, labour supply, land usage, motor vehicles, petrol, ploughing, propaganda, public morale, rural areas, soldiers, tractors

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