On Strike: The Winnipeg General Strike, 1919

On Strike: The Winnipeg General Strike, 1919

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The dramatic story of the Winnipeg General Strike in 1919 told through the recollections of the men and women who were there. This presentation traces the events leading up to the strike; the issues, the personalities and the divisions among the people of Winnipeg. It culminates with the riot of June 21, 1919 in which death and serious injury resulted.

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On Strike: The Winnipeg General Strike, 1919, Joe MacDonald & Clare Johnstone Gilsig, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Joe MacDonald
    Clare Johnstone Gilsig
  • producer
    Joe MacDonald
    Keith Packwood
  • executive producer
    Floyd Elliott
  • narrator
    Vlasta Vrana
  • re-recording
    Louis Hone
  • jansumi

    Disappointed that this film isn't freely available, especially now on the 100th anniversary of the event. Perhaps that could be changed now?

    jansumi, 18 May 2019

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