The Petticoat Expeditions, Part Three: Countess of Aberdeen

This short film from The Petticoat Expeditions follows the life of social activist Lady Aberdeen, who devoted herself to social reform and helped found both the National Council of Women of Canada and the Victorian Order of Nurses in Canada.

The Petticoat Expeditions series, which uses the words and works of 3 extraordinary British women to recount their experiences in 19th-century Canada, paints an inspiring portrait of women who would not be constrained by convention.

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Film Credits

director
Pepita Ferrari
script
Pepita Ferrari
producer
Kent Martin
camera
Savas Kalogeras
sound
Diane Carrière
Norman Dugas
John Martin
editing
Denise Beaudoin
sound editing
Don Ayer
re-recording
Serge Boivin
Jean Paul Vialard
narrator
Helena Bonham-Carter
music
Judith Gruber-Stitzer
cast
Mary Jane Gibson
Lila Cano
Severn Thompson

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