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A Friend for Supper ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB523557
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Graham McInnes
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa),Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Canadian History, Civics, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Geography, History, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1944
Running Time:  10m


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During World War II, a teacher explains how children in Russia, China, and occupied Europe are going hungry, and how Canada is helping to remedy the situation. A classroom film for urban children, A Friend for Supper appeals to the child's sense of compassion. Wasting food is like taking it from hungry children, but a clean plate is like having a friend for supper.

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