Reference INF 6/580
Title Flax (development of flax industry during the war) 1944
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 344
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Rationing and Supply
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Agriculture and food supply, Manufacturing and materials, Retail and consumer goods
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Belgium, Netherlands
Organisations Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Flax, released in 1944 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the development of the flax industry resulting from the pressures of war. The file contains a synopsis of the film; a shooting script; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agricultural equipment, agricultural production, agriculture, aircraft, British Empire, civil consumption, construction, factories, film, fire prevention, imports, industrial production, industry, military equipment, overseas trade, textiles

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