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Capitale de l'or

Capitale de l'or

| 21 min

Le 12e film de l’ONF à être nommé aux Oscars®

Documentaire nous faisant revivre l’époque de Dawson City et de la Ruée vers l'or de 1897. Cette folle aventure est recréée grâce à des photographies d'époque.

  • direction
    Colin Low
    Wolf Koenig
  • photography
    Colin Low
    Wolf Koenig
  • script
    Roman Kroitor
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn
  • animation camera
    Douglas Roberts
  • recording
    George Croll
  • French adaptation
    Gilbert Choquette
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • editing
    Tom Daly
  • text
    Pierre Berton
    Gilbert Choquette
  • narration
    Robert Gadouas


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Ages 12 to 17

Geography - Natural Resources
History - Canada 1867-1914
History and Citizenship Education - Canadian Federation (1850-1929)
History and Citizenship Education - Economy and Development (1500-present)

Brainstorm: What do students know of the search for gold in Canada’s north? Research the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. Discuss those images from the film that you found most fascinating. Comment, in detail, on life in Dawson City at the height of the gold rush. Burton says that many of the American men who came to Dawson City didn’t bother to look for gold; they had found what they were looking for. What do you think he means?

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