STK-ID 24702

Wartime Americas (00/00/1940): shot of 1940 Plymouth automobiles coming off assembly line. Various shots of Cleveland Press plant being converted from peace time to wartime production. Soldier guarding outside United States Wartime factory. Shot of thousands of wartime trucks outside plant. Shot of factory whistle blowing, people bringing scrap metal to scrapyards to assist war effort, piles of scrap metal, dissolve to tank moving towards camera. Middle-aged farmer ploughing with tractor, holding reins and guiding horses pulling roller at the same time due to labour shortage. Farmers meeting, speeches and discussions designed to alleviate shortage of workers.


Excerpt from
Tomorrow's World
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486