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Front of Steel

Front of Steel

| 18 min

This short WWII propaganda documentary drives home the point that steel and committed steel workers can make the difference between winning and losing in modern warfare. A short sequence demonstrating the depravity of the Nazis is followed by a detailed explanation of the manufacture of Bren guns, ambulances, transport trucks and submarine chasers in Canada during World War II.


Credits
  • director
    John McDougall
  • producer
    Stuart Legg
  • script
    D'Arcy Marsh
  • camera
    Alfred Jacquemin
    Roy Tash
  • narrator
    Lorne Greene

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