55,000 for Breakfast

55,000 for Breakfast

This short documentary profiles a 1949 meeting of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers in Guelph, Ontario. The IFAP plans to help solve the dire problem of world hunger—a problem sharpened by the birth of 55,000 more human beings, arriving "for breakfast," each day. Delegates emphasize the plight of the many nations who face starvation while others have a surplus of food. The conference challenges the world to succeed at implementing a proposed plan for the fair distribution of food.

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55,000 for Breakfast, Lawrence Cherry & Evelyn Cherry, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Lawrence Cherry
    Evelyn Cherry
  • producer
    Lawrence Cherry
    Evelyn Cherry
  • script
    Evelyn Cherry
    Raymond Garceau
  • camera
    Robert Campbell
  • editing
    Horace Clarke
  • narrator
    Jack Scott
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn

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