Children from Overseas

A WWII film about children evacuated from Britain and sent to Canada for their safety. The film begins in England with children seeking shelter as anti-aircraft guns roar outside. On their arrival in Canada, they are thrilled by the brightly lit cities, powerful Canadian trains, hot dogs and ice cream. They find, too, that instead of becoming Mounties or cowboys, they have to go to school. The closing sequence shows them learning to ski and skate and preparing for Christmas in their new homes.

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Film Credits

director
Stanley Hawes
producer
Stuart Legg
camera
Roy Tash
J.D. Davidson
sound
William H. Lane
C.J. Quick
narrator
Lorne Greene

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