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Insect Plague Latest Menace to US Wheat

Series

Series Name
British Paramount News

Issue

Issue No.
1699
Date Released
12 Jun 1947
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Super Forts Fly Here on Goodwill Trip
  2. 2Josephine Baker Weds
  3. 3Insect Plague Latest Menace to US Wheat
  4. 4French Strikes Strand Tourists
  5. 5India Accepts the Plan
  6. 6C of I Trailer: Good Stuff

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 6
Summary
Oregon wheatfields ravaged by crickets whose natural enemies are insufficient to counteract them. Farmers employ new insecticide in their destruction.
Keywords
Environment; Agriculture; Science and technology; Insects; Accidents and disasters; Inventions and discoveries
Locations
United States of America; Oregon
Footage sources
Paramount [United States]
Library number
16269
Credits:
Camera
C. L. Edwards
Length of story (in feet)
120
Story extras:

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Film Archive

Name
Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
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Web
http://reuters.screenocean.com/
Phone
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Address
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Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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