Across Cultures

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Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.

Our Street Was Paved with Gold

Our Street Was Paved with Gold
1973, director: Albert Kish

Excerpt (2:36)


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> European Canadians | Montreal | Recreation | Social integration | Family businesses | Neighbourhood life | Hungarian Canadians

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Montreal's St. Lawrence Boulevard was for years the neighbourhood that most warmly welcomed European immigrants. Here a newspaper and magazine shop is shown to be an informal community centre where new Canadians, especially Hungarians, could find not only news, but soccer scores, recorded music and advice on numerous topics.