Sunshine and Eclipse (1927-1934)

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  • 28 min 57 s

This short documentary is an overview of the events that marked Canada between 1927 and 1934. It shows a confident and prosperous Canada expanding in all directions until the stock market crash of 1929. Despite it all, Canada maintains an optimistic outlook. The period is witness to bargains by mail order, extremes in women's fashions, political seesawing, hockey broadcasts by a very youthful Foster Hewitt, and the word "quintuplets" in every headline.

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Film Credits

producer
William Weintraub
script
William Weintraub
sound
Michael McKennirey
Karl Duplessis
Jean-Pierre Joutel
editing
Margaret Ellis
George Kaczender
Nicholas Balla
re-recording
George Croll
Ted Haley
music
Eldon Rathburn
Joan Edward
Malca Gillson

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