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Ergot (1941)

New Zealand National Film Unit presents Ergot (1941).Ergot was promoted as a medical supply for war time. Ergot used to come from central Europe however it was discovered that much Ergot occured in New Zealand’s Marram grasses. Ergot is a fungus that replaces the seeds in grasses, it was used in the treatment of shock.DV File of Beta Sp Telecine (Tape 192) of 35mm film- 200,075.