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The Days of Whiskey Gap

1961 28 min
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Rousing tales of the North-West Mounted Police are brought to life through photos and artists' sketches. In 1873, the North-West Mounted Police were established to maintain law and order in the North-West Territories. They undertook a trek from Fort Dufferin, south of Winnipeg, to Fort Whoop-up, near present-day Lethbridge, Alberta. The force raised the flag and proclaimed the Queen's law, ensuring that the Canadian West would not become a lawless American-style frontier.

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The Days of Whiskey Gap

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Rousing tales of the North-West Mounted Police are brought to life through photos and artists' sketches. In 1873, the North-West Mounted Police were established to maintain law and order in the North-West Territories. They undertook a trek from Fort Dufferin, south of Winnipeg, to Fort Whoop-up, near present-day Lethbridge, Alberta. The force raised the flag and proclaimed the Queen's law, ensuring that the Canadian West would not become a lawless American-style frontier.
  • direction
    Colin Low
  • camera
    John Spotton
  • editing
    John Spotton
  • animation camera
    Jim Wilson
    Roy Nolan
  • commentary
    Stanley Jackson
  • music
    Donald Douglas
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • sound recording
    Marcel Carrière
    George Croll
  • producer
    Roman Kroitor
    Wolf Koenig
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly

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