Canada Calling

Canada Calling

| 17 min

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This short documentary from 1949 looks at the state of radio in Canada. Focusing on the CBC, it illustrates the variety of radio fare available at the time by featuring snatches of favourite programs, including Trio Lyrique, Mart Kenney, the Toronto Symphony, the Happy Gang, forums, religious programs, drama and old-time music. Several key people involved in the business of broadcasting are introduced, as is the CBC International Service.

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Canada Calling, David A. Smith, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    David A. Smith
  • producer
    James Beveridge
  • narrator
    John Fisher