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Title:DON'T WASTE DISEASED POTATOES : make them into flour [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 549-6
Other titles:FILM TAGS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Short piece showing the safe method of using diseased potatoes as a substitute for flour in Britain, 1918.
Description: The action is shown on a workbench. First the diseased pieces are cut out and discarded, and the potatoes sliced. Then flowers of sulphur are heated into a gas, which is captured in a jar. The slices of potato are put in the jar to bleach them, then taken out and put in an oven to dry. Finally they are passed three times through a mincer and emerge as flour.