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Marshall Plan Filmography (MPF)

Film Details
Filmography Code: OTT-7/5
Archive/Control Number: MAP-PAV/C268
Picture: Not Available
Reference Copy at Archive: Inquire directly to archive
Type of Material: Motion picture (16mm)
Film Date: 1953-1954
Description: Sound (French), b&w, 17 min. 1) In Normandy, France, a new type of grass has been developed that flourishes on a "soil" of salts and water. It improves milk production in cows and serves as food also for beef cattle, horses, and chickens. 2) Chestnut trees in Italy are suffering from mildew and blight, and Korean trees are being imported to improve the stock; workers harvest and roast nuts. 3) Consolidation of Austrian farmlands is promoted in order to improve farming efficienc. Farmers are shown tractors and urged to modernize. 1953-1954. Credits: Grass, Supervisor: John Ferno; Filmmakers: Jacques Curtis, Maurice Harley, Wim Huender, Harald Kubens, Jacques Letellier, Romolo Marcellini, James McKechnie, Julian Spiro, and Alan Waple. Produced, edited and written by Peter Baylis, Cinetone Studios, Amsterdam, for MSA/E. See "ONE-TWO-THREE (series)" for more information. NB: The Editor has little reliable information on this "issue" of the series and would welcome more from someone who has access to one of the copies.
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