Reference INF 6/497
Title A Way to Plough 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 220
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
Organisations Central Office of Information, Women's Land Army


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film A Way to Plough, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the most economical method of ploughing agricultural land, which is demonstrated by the Women's Land Army. The file contains production credits; a commentary script; and a document relating to the film's commissioning, finances, and music.


agricultural equipment, agricultural production, agriculture, culture, distribution, employment, farmers, female labour, film, finance, food supplies, fuel, harvests, labour supply, land usage, licensing, motor vehicles, music, ploughing, propaganda, public morale, tractors, vocational training, voluntary organisations, volunteers, youths

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