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Film Details
Title: ADVENTURE IN SARDINIA
Filmography Code: AIS-8
Archive/Control Number: LOC/FBA 2731
Picture: Not Available
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Type of Material: Motion picture (16mm)
Series: None
Film Date: 1950
Description: Sound (English?), b&w, 20 min. 16mm (1R), 700'. Depicts the difficulties encountered in ridding the island of Sardinia of the malaria-causing mosquito. Starting in 1946, an international team backed by the Rockefeller Foundation and UNRRA, with funds supplied by the Italian government, set out to spray repeatedly every swamp, stream and structure on the island with DDT. The people of Sardinia, whose health and initiative had been sapped by malaria since time immemorial, soon discover new energy to build a better life. 1950. Directed by Peter Baylis. Produced for ECA U.K. by Associated British Pathe, Ltd, London.
Roster: Marshall Plan Filmography
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