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A few ounces a day / the Ministry of Information presents ; produced by Paul Rotha Productions.
Date
1941
Main contributor
Alexander, Donald, 1913-1993
Summary
This film uses diagrams to illustrate the importance of salvaging common everyday items in an effort to reuse important raw materials for building ships. The film asserts that one day's salvage by the whole British people counteracts the loss of one ship.  An emphasis is put on "The importance of salvage to the flow of goods; [and] various examples of useful materials commonly thrown away."--War Films, Bulletin of the Extension Division, Indiana University, February, 1943.
Contributors
Hallatt, Henry, 1888-1952; Alexander, Donald, 1913-1993; Great Britain. Ministry of Information; Paul Rotha Productions; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Ministry of Information
Genres
Propaganda films.; Animated films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Recycling (Waste, etc.); Shipbuilding; Materials; World War, 1939-1945; Equipment and supplies
Location
Great Britain
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (7 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

Some information taken from BFI website, viewed Dec. 18, 2014.

DVD copy available.

Creation/Production Credits

Design, Isotype Institute; animation, Science Films; sound effects, Ernst Meyer; director, Donald Alexander (uncredited).

Performers

Narrator, Henry Hallatt.

Statement of Responsibility

the Ministry of Information presents ; produced by Paul Rotha Productions.

Other Identifiers
: ocn898299706; OCLC: ocn898299706; OCLC: 898299706