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An Enduring Tradition
1960, director: Kirk Jones
The history of the Royal Canadian Navy in war and peace....
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Film (29:25)
Georges P. Vanier: Soldier, Diplomat, Governor General
1960, director: Clément Perron
Canada's Governor-General Vanier is viewed against events in...
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Film (29:03)
Twilight of an Era (1934-1939)
1960
Twilight of an Era examines some of the important...
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Film (30:00)
Double Heritage
1959, director: Richard Gilbert
The great unmapped territories of the Canadian North and the...
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Film (11:00)
Eye Witness No. 40
1952
The Port of Flowing Grain: The lakehead cities of...
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Film (11:00)
Eye Witness No. 46
1952
Gadget Ship Aids Mariners: The National Research...
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Film (10:00)
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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Twilight of an Era (1934-1939)
Film  (29:03) 1960, director:
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Twilight of an Era examines some of the important events in Canada during the Depression years: the Moose River mine disaster; the great drought on the prairies and the subsequent Prairie Rehabilitation Program; the introduction of a transatlantic air service between Canada and Europe. The film also looks at the major world events that impacted on Canada: the abdication of the king of England; civil war in Spain; Hitler's rise to power and the death of ten year old Margaret Hayworth aboard the Athenia; Canada's declaration of war on Germany.

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