They planted a stone

United Kingdom, 1953

Film
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The story of how the immense desert of the Sudan was transformed, by the harnessing of the waters of the River Nile, into the rich country of the Gezira Cotton Scheme: how this was achieved by means of a partnership with the Sudanese people; and how they have benefited thereby.

Credits

director

Robin Carruthers

producer

James Carr

production company

World Wide Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:25:55:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29409

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural productivity

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnology - Sudan (Region)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nile River

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sudan

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Nile River

Places → Sudan

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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