Food: the story of a peanut butter sandwich

United States, 1971

Film
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At a children’s party a contest is held to see who can make the most interesting sandwich. The popularity of peanut butter leads to an inquiry into food processing, its mechanics and economics. The filmmaker poses questions to the children about the origin of food, especially peanut butter, filling in the historical, geographic, cultural and other factors.

Credits

director

George Kaczender

production company

International Cinemedia Center

Learning Corporation of America

Language

English

Duration

00:12:22:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31858

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food - Research

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food - Analysis

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food - History

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food - Research

History → Food - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food - Analysis

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food - Research

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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