|Directed by Evelyn Spice Cherry|
|Canada, 1940 (documentary / fiction, 33 minutes, black and white)|
"The film traces the history of wheat farming in the Canadian West and how, through co-operative action and the formation of wheat pools, farmers have united to improve their lot and stabilize prices."
-- Library and Archives Canada (source)
Film Description [in French] :
|Film Credits (partial):|
|Written by:||Evelyn Cherry|
|Produced by:||Lawrence Cherry, Evelyn Cherry|
|Film Editing:||Evelyn Cherry|
|Production Company:||Saskatchewan Wheat Pool|
"By Their Own Strength (1940) is remarkable in the way it depicts class conflict in a bold, agit-prop montage style, foregrounding the contributions of working people to larger social and economic systems."
-- Christine Ramsay (source)