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To the Ladies
1946
A tribute to the women of Canada for their part in the World...
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Atlantic Crossroads
1945, director: Tom Daly
Newfoundland's role in World War II, her economic structure...
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Back to Jobs
1945
An account of the return of Canadian veterans to civilian...
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Behind the Swastika: Nazi Atrocities
1945
Nazi atrocities in concentration camps and prisons. Behind...
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Food: Secret of the Peace
1945, director: Stuart Legg
This film presents an analysis of the chief postwar problem...
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Gateway to Asia
1945, director: Tom Daly
With the distance between Canada and Russia, China and India...
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John Bull's Own Island
1945, director: Stuart Legg
Wartime mobilization of labour reduced export trade to a...
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Now - The Peace
1945
This film looks at the plans made at Dumbarton Oaks in 1945...
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John Bull's Own Island
Film  (20:00) 1945, director: Stuart Legg
Description
Wartime mobilization of labour reduced export trade to a bare minimum. Many capital investments overseas were sold or destroyed by the fortunes of war, and on the high seas U-boat warfare robbed England of a large part of her merchant fleet. To Britain's prime minister, Winston Churchill, the future of his nation in the post-war period was of foremost concern. But in addition to the task of rebuilding the many shattered homes of England, a graver problem awaited the British--that of economic readjustment.

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