Dangerous Decades (1818-1846)

Dangerous Decades (1818-1846)

This documentary, part of a series from the late 1960s, focuses on the contest for the continental interior. It examines the American advantages and the problems plaguing Canada internally. It also looks at the Oregon and Maine boundaries, American anti-monarchism, and a potential sign of a "transcontinental nation to come."

See also: The Friendly Fifties and the Sinister Sixties (1850–1863) and The Triumphant Union and the Canadian Confederation (1863-1867).

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Dangerous Decades (1818-1846), Ronald Dick & Pierre L'Amare, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Ronald Dick
    Pierre L'Amare
  • producer
    Ronald Dick
  • script
    Ronald Dick
  • executive producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • commentary
    William Weintraub
  • photography
    Jim Wilson
    Raymond Dumas
    Claude Lapierre
    Kjeld Nielsen
    Tony Ianzelo
  • editing
    Nicholas Balla
    Marion Meadows
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
  • narrator
    J. Frank Willis
  • music
    Robert Fleming

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