The Romance of Transportation in Canada

The Romance of Transportation in Canada

                                The Romance of Transportation in Canada
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The NFB's 7th Oscar®-nominated film.

A light-hearted animated short about how Canada's vast distances and great obstacles were overcome by settlers. The story is told with a tongue-in-cheek seriousness and takes us from the intrepid trailblazers of long ago to the aircraft of today and tomorrow. A 1953 Cartoon Short Subject Oscar®-nominee.

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The Romance of Transportation in Canada, Colin Low, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • music
    Eldon Rathburn
  • sound editing
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
  • sound recording
    Clarke Daprato
  • narration writer
    Guy Glover
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • animation
    Wolf Koenig
    Robert Verrall
  • director
    Colin Low
  • animation assistant
    Sidney Goldsmith
    Barrie Helmer
  • photography
    Lyle Enright
  • narrator
    Max Ferguson

  • Luthien

    This humorous, slightly self-mocking approach is vastly superior to that regrettable target audience pleasing that you see so often in public informational / educational media or, much worse, the narrow presumption that permeates advertising and corporate communication.

    Luthien, 6 Aug 2016
  • CoryTheRaven

    Fantastic! I love the retro graphics.

    CoryTheRaven, 25 Oct 2011

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