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Railroad Town

Railroad Town

| 30 min
Perspective
Perspective
1955 58 films

This TV series from the mid-1950s blended documentary and fiction to tell Canadian stories from a Canadian perspective.

Details

This short documentary is a delightful trip back to an era in which railroad was king. The small community of Melville, Saskatchewan, is a railroad town. Long-time CBC host Fred Davis visits with various railway workers and learns about the operation of one of the vital service stations which keep the Canadian National Railway running smoothly.


Credits
  • director
    Don Haldane
  • producer
    Grant McLean
  • script
    Ronald Weyman
  • photography
    Eugene Boyko
  • sound
    John Locke
  • editing
    Gwen Barnhill
  • commentator
    Fred Davis
  • host
    Fred Davis

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