Seven Brides for Uncle Sam

Seven Brides for Uncle Sam

| 52 min

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This documentary shares the stories of seven women from Newfoundland who married American soldiers. From the beginning of World War II to the end of the Cold War, Newfoundland housed some of the largest military bases outside of the U.S. As a result, as many as 40,000 Newfoundland women married American soldiers. Using a combination of interviews and old war footage, Seven Brides for Uncle Sam shows how some of the most important events in world history can serve as the backdrop to the timeless tales of romance, heartbreak and joy.

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Seven Brides for Uncle Sam, Anita McGee, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Anita McGee
  • script
    Anita McGee
  • producer
    Kent Martin
    Mary Sexton
  • executive producer
    Marilyn A. Belec
    Don Haig
  • photography
    Nigel Markham
  • sound
    Don Ellis
  • editing
    Angela Baker
  • sound editing
    Alex Salter
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • narrator
    Agnes Walsh
  • music
    Sandy Morris

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