Reference INF 6/660
Title Sisal (cultivation for rope production in wartime) 1945
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 479
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Rationing and Supply, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Agriculture and food supply, Manufacturing and materials
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Tanganyika


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Sisal, released in 1945 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the growth of sisal and its use in rope manufacture. The file contains a synopsis of the film; a shooting script; a shot list; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agricultural production, agriculture, exports, factories, fertilisers, film, freight shipping, furnishings, harvests, industrial production, industry, overseas trade, raw materials

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