The Petticoat Expeditions, Part Three: Countess of Aberdeen

The Petticoat Expeditions, Part Three: Countess of Aberdeen

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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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The Petticoat Expeditions, Part Three: Countess of Aberdeen, Pepita Ferrari, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Pepita Ferrari
  • script
    Pepita Ferrari
  • producer
    Kent Martin
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
  • 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