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Hemp For Victory (1942)

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Published on Aug 21, 2012

Hemp For Victory (1942)

Hemp For Victory is a 1942 film documentary made to encourage farmers to grow hemp during World War 2 because other industrial fibers, often imported from overseas, were in short supply. The film shows a history of hemp and hemp products, how hemp is grown, and how hemp is processed into rope, cloth, cordage, and other products.

Credits -

Narrator - Lee D. Vickers
Music - Reuben Ford
Camera - Walter K. Scott
Directed by Raymond Evans
Written by Brittain B. Robinson
Produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Trivia -

This film was required viewing for all US farmers during WWII by Federal mandate.

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