Reference INF 6/510
Title Sowing and Planting 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 235
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Rationing and Supply
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Agriculture and food supply
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Organisations Royal Horticultural Society


A file relating to the production of the wartime instructional film Sowing and Planting, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information and the Royal Horticultural Society. The film addresses the correct procedure for sowing seeds and planting vegetables in gardens and allotments. The file contains a shooting script; a shot list; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agricultural production, agriculture, allotments, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, film, gardens, land usage, leeks, onions, parsnips, peas, potatoes, seeds, vegetables

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