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Sports et transports!

Sports et transports!

| 14 min

Le 7e film de l’ONF à être nommé aux Oscars®

Dans un tourbillon de couleurs et de fantaisie verbale, ce court métrage d’animation raconte l'histoire des moyens de transport utilisés au Canada, depuis le canot d'écorce des autochtones jusqu'à la soucoupe volante des rêveurs de notre siècle, en passant par la diligence, le voilier, le bateau à vapeur, la charrette, le train, l'automobile et l'avion. Ce film a remporté la Palme d'or du meilleur court métrage d'animation au Festival de Cannes en 1953. Il a aussi été le premier film d'animation de l'ONF en nomination aux Oscars la même année.

  • music
    Eldon Rathburn
  • sound
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
  • recording
    Clarke Daprato
  • None
    Jacques Bobet
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • animation
    Wolf Koenig
    Robert Verrall
  • director
    Colin Low
  • animation - assistance
    Sidney Goldsmith
    Barrie Helmer
  • photography
    Lyle Enright
  • script
    Guy Glover
  • narration
    Jean-Louis Roux


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Ages 9 to 14

History - Early Colonization/Settlement
Social Studies - Social History
Technology Education - Society and Technology

This film can be used as a simple introduction to the development of Canada’s transportation system. Discussion topics might include: Trace the history of transportation in Canada from earliest times to the present. What benefits were gained by the building of canals and locks? Research the Industrial Revolution in Europe and its impact on Canadian transportation. Discuss some of the benefits to transportation of both steam power and the internal combustion engine.

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