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The Main Dish

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States "food is a weapon of war," showing that women must learn to use the less desirable cuts of beef during wartime rationing. "A wartime film showing conservation needs and food planning in regard to wisely chosen cuts of meat. Various cooking methods are demonstrated to help housewives plan meals economically. By planning and cooking well, the wartime housewife helped to solve the problems of rationing during a national food emergency" (National Film Board of Canada catalog record

Creator National Film Board of Canada
Contributor Evelyn Spice : production
Lawrence Cherry : photography
Ernest Reid : assistant direction
Helen Lears : editing
Eugene Kash : music editing
Date Issued 1943
Series Title The Knife and Fork
Duration 00:14:51
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin Canada