The Dark Years - Episode 1

A look at the impact of the Great Depression years on Canada and its people. What started with an economic crash in 1929 would end only with the guns of World War II. Of the many stories and legacies of the Great Depression, perhaps its greatest is that it created a modern Canada: more questioning of the power of government, inclined toward social policies like welfare and health care, and prepared to play a role in international affairs and economies.

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Film Credits

director
Steven Silver
animation director
John Halfpenny
writer
Steve Lucas
producer
Laszlo Barna
Chuck Gammage Animation Inc.
Gerry Flahive
cast
Maury Chaykin
Eric Peterson
David Fox
Michael Hanrahan
Zachary Bennett
Blair Williams
Ivan Sherry
Patrick Garrow
Chuck Shamata
Jeff Roop
Drew Nelson
Martin Doyle
Elva Mai Hoover
Jonathan Higgins
Adrian Egan
Shaun Austin-Olsen
Dmitryi Chepovetski
George R. Robertson
Chris Earle
Corinne Conley
editor
Nick Hector
sound design
Daniel Pellerin
mixing supervisor
Daniel Pellerin
music composer
Mark Korven
Cathy Nosaty
camera
Richard A. Stringer
original research
Barbara Sears
head of visual research
Elspeth Domville
visual researcher
Mark Faassen
Kathie McKenna
sound editor
Geoff Raffan
Brian Schwarz
sound design
James Mark Stewart
re-recording mixer
Jan Rudy
foley artist
Stefan Fraticelli
animation director
Firas Momani
character design
John Halfpenny
art direction
John Halfpenny
design
Chris Land
Rex Hackelberg
Trevor Deane-Freeman
layout
Pasquale Lamontagna
traditional animation
Chuck Gammage
Chris Land
Michael Helmer
Kyung Hee Baker
Michelle Heo
Kenny Yang
James McCrimmon
Ron Chevrier

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