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Kids Must Eat
Date
1944
Main contributors
United States. Department of Agriculture; Office of Information, Motion Picture Service
Summary
An episode of the popular "Quiz Kids" radio program introduces the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school lunch program. The four precocious children, ages 7 to 12, demonstrate knowledge of Shakespeare, chemistry, math and geography as they answer a series of quiz questions given by host Joe Kelly. Concludes with a message from the host about importance of adequate and healthy food for schoolchildren. Showing women in wartime factory jobs, the narrator states "in busy America many mothers perform many necessary jobs outside the home, but we must never become too busy to feed our children." Community groups are called upon to sponsor school lunch programs with the support of the Department of Agriculture.
Contributors
Marvin Sandstrom : supervision; Ben James : direction; Joe Kelly : quiz master; Joel Kupperman; Ruth Duskin; David Davis; Pat Conlon
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (31 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm