Careers and Cradles

Careers and Cradles

| 10 min

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This short documentary is a snapshot of the revolutionary change in status enjoyed by women between the turn of the 20th century and 1947. The film notes the significance of this evolution, highlighting women who today command respect as leaders in government, industry, science and the arts. Women's organizations and leaders, among them Senator Cairine Wilson, symphony orchestra conductor Ethel Stark and Madame Thérèse Casgrain, discuss the challenges of their times.

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Careers and Cradles, Jack Olsen, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Jack Olsen
  • script
    Jack Olsen
  • editing
    Jack Olsen
  • producer
    Sydney Newman
  • photography
    Denis Gillson