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Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Accession number: 
Production Years: 
1946 to 1947


Film Properties: 
Length (feet): 
1100 (16mm)
Length (minutes): 
Holding Institutions: 

Library and Archives Canada: 16mm.
"A farmer finds he can not cope with farm work and decides to sell. Just in time he gets the idea of putting horsepower to work. He has visions of what can be done with power attachments on his tractor."


Film News (September-October 1947): 15.
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm, sponsored by the Esso Corporation, illustrative of the agricultural citizens' part in the national economy."

Film News (September-October 1947): 26.
"The Board also choses [sic] films, made by private producers or industrial concerns, provided the subject is one of public significance and there is no advertising in commentary or visuals, the sponsor being mentioned only in the title shot (e.g., Esso's Old MacDonald Had a Farm, and Imperial Oil's film Search Unending."