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"[Lawrence Cherry and Evelyn Spice Cherry] were co-heads of the [National Film Board of Canada] agricultural film unit, and they produced and directed wartime films stressing the need for greater productivity and thrift in the use of food. They had a small child at the time, and were very conscious of the need for organized day care to release women for work in the war effort."
-- Barbara Halpern Martineau

Halpern Martineau, Barbara. "Before the Guerillières: Women's Films at the NFB During World War II." ["Transcript of a speech delivered at the Conference on Canadian Film in Its Historical Context, November 13, 1976, Ottawa, Ontario."] In Canadian Film Reader, edited by Seth Feldman and Joyce Nelson. Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, 1977. (p. 61)