Reference INF 6/596
Title Seeds and Science 1943
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 361
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
Locations Soviet Union
Organisations Central Office of Information


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Seeds and Science, released in 1943 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the need to produce more seed using scientific research, to counteract the impact of shipping shortages. The file contains a document relating to the film's commentators and music; a dialogue script; a draft of the title cards; shot lists; and production credits.


agricultural equipment, agricultural production, agriculture, animal feed, barley, cattle, cereals, civil consumption, culture, distribution, employment, farmers, film, finance, food supplies, freight shipping, harvests, haulage, land usage, livestock, motor vehicles, music, oats, propaganda, public morale, rural areas, Russian language, rye, science, shipping shortages, tractors, transportation, wheat, youths

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