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Strike in Town

Strike in Town

| 37 min

This short film depicts the act of collective bargaining common to Canadian industry and shows how it affected a union, a company and a community. In Strike in Town the events that led to a deadlock in negotiations between management and employees at a furniture factory are staged against the backdrop of a one-industry town. It's the story of a strike nobody wanted, but which everyone was powerless to stop.


Credits
  • director
    Leslie McFarlane
  • producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • script
    Ian MacNeill
    Morten Parker
  • photography
    Walter A. Sutton
  • sound
    Joseph Champagne
  • editing
    Fergus McDonell
  • sound editing
    Dino Di Campo
  • narrator
    John Drainie
  • cast
    Elizabeth Amos
    Sheila Coonan
    Brendan Dillon
    Edward Holmes
    Howard Kennedy
    Norman Knapp
    Cec Linder
    James Doohan
    Howard Milsom
    Karl Wilkin

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