One of the greatest advances in the food industry
in the 20th
century was the automated canning process that delivered
food to consumers safely and with a greatly extended shelf life.
This DVD is a collection of three films exploring the canning industry
in the mid 20th century.
This film has a run time of approximately 1 hour 34 minutes.
Here are the films contained in the DVD:
Alaska's Silver Millions (1936) - This film, directed by Beverly
Jones, explores the life of the Alaskan salmon and the salmon industry
- including how the canneries are operated to bring canned salmon
Golden Harvest... Fifty Years of Calpak Progress (1950s) - This
film explores the history of Calpak, a California canning company.
It is an excellent look of the evolution of canning over a fifty
Miracle of the Can (1956) - An exploration of cans and canning
in the United States with particular emphasis on the ability of
canning to support mass production and large scale agriculture.
Here are some sample images from the DVD