The Battle for Oil. (1939)

Film-document №67553 1 part, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Andre Dolmer

Operators: Moris Desfasso

Reel №1


In connection with the outbreak of war in France the shortage of vegetable oil.

Trains canceled.

Machinery in factories perstala work.

Reduced rations of vegetable oil.

The queues at the shops.

Announcement - "no vegetable oil."

Peanut and coconut oil / groundnuts, palm / received from Africa.

Steam locomotives, trams, tractors, all motionless.

Call for farmers to produce maslinichnye culture: poppy, mustard, sunflower.

oil processing plant.

Oil cake for livestock.

The farmer plows the land under oilseeds

Key words

France, transport, farmers, industry, food