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Wheat for the French Army

Series

Series Name
Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
270-2
Date Released
28 Oct 1916
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The King of Greece
  2. 2Serbians in Macedonia
  3. 3Wheat for the French Army
  4. 4Rugby Football in America
  5. 5Helping the Allies

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
[SUBTITLE]: "Corn being unloaded from barges at Paris. The corn is intended for the use of the French Troops." View down at men in hulk of ship shovelling corn into containers. A chain is lowered with an empty container, which it deposits, then the full container is hoisted away. Full container emptied into large wooden funnel. Close shot of sack at base of funnel being filled with corn. Sacks being topped up, tied and carried away.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Food and cooking
Length of story (in feet)
63

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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