Sound (French), b&w, 25 min. Using the latest American machinery and equipment, French engineers in French Cameroun create a new industry from the great trees of French Equatorial Africa. Shows the full sequence of tree felling and clearing, and the processing of the many types of timber required for furniture manufacture and building. Wood pulp from the Cameroun timber yards is exported to France and other countries to meet the increasing world demand for paper. Development of this new African industry is assisted by the timber research center at Nogent, near Paris, where samples of African woods are analyzed and advice is given as to what should be done to eradicate the many tree diseases prevalent in Equatorial Africa. 1952. Produced by Eli Lotar for ECA France.