About Bananas, A Presentation of the Banana Industry (1935) Short, Documentary (DVD)
Complete presentation of the banana industry from the clearing of the jungle and the planting to the shipment of the fruit to the American markets.
- Silent film with title cards
- Educational film about bananas and Central American countries.
- Emphasis is given to the food value of the banana. Scenes laid in Central America (Wisconsin).
Child eating bowl of bananas and milk (prescribed by a doctor)
Some stop-motion animation of bananas.Children eating bananas
Man climbing palm tree
Guatemala City landmarks; Indian women going to the plaza to fill water urns which they then place on their heads;
oxcarts full of firewood; markets
Virgin jungle being converted into a banana plantation;
Felling of massive trees
Building irrigation canals with heavy machinery and explosives
Planting banana root stock.
Pack animals carrying loads of large banana bunches.
Dock workers loading stalks onto revolving machine.
Great White fleet (United Fruit Company banana cargo ships)
Aerial shot of banana boat.
bananas Central America
Contained in: Standard DVD Case.
Format: Either PAL or NTSC (depending on world location), Region 0 (Multi-Region/Worldwide).