The Troop grows

United States, 1950

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This film is not intended for public promotional purposes, but is aimed at the Scoutmaster, in the belief that he is the key to a successful recruiting program. The film serves as an introduction, telling the story of how one scoutmaster solved his particular problems, discovering that they were tied up together with good program and boy leadership.


production company

Boy Scouts of America. Visual Education Service






Black and White

ACMI Identifier


Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Recruiting and enlistment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Leadership

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boy scouts

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Leadership

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Scouts and scouting - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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