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Price of Freedom

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Description This film "outlines the role that industry is playing in our war effort. Production of munitions and the operation of the payroll withdrawal plan for War Bonds are among the subjects treated." ("Free Film Reviews", Movie Makers, January, 1943, 34.) Includes footage from a number of International Harvester factories and how the company's workers save money from their paycheck to help the war effort through a company-wide payroll savings plan.
Creator U.S. Treasury Department War Savings Staff
Contributor Burton Davis: script; Kelvin Keech: narrator; Carl Painter, assembly line worker for International Harvester: speaker; Dirk Van der Muellen, International Harvester factory worker: speaker; Richard Manyon, International Harvester factory worker: speaker
Date Issued 1942
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 14:51
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage Chicago, Illinois, United States;
Canton, Illinois, United States
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
East Moline, Illinois, United States