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Power on the Farm

Power on the Farm
Power on the Farm

Year

1946

Duration

14 minutes

Genres

Short Films

Language

English


Synopsis

Released in 1946 by the Department of Agriculture for Scotland, a year after World War Two, this archive film shows the many uses of electric power in improving farming efficiency. Shot on a farm, a woman is shown completing tasks using the ‘old ways’. The narrator introduces hydro electricity and the advantages it has had on parts of Scotland. The film includes new technology at the time such as the food mixer, the corn bruiser and the hammer mill, as well as electric household items.

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