Trans-Canada Express

This short documentary from the Canada Carries On series celebrates the contribution of Canada’s railroads to the war effort. The film includes a sequence from Buster Keaton's 1926 silent comedy The General, as well as a re-enactment of Lord Strathcona driving the final spike into the Canadian Pacific Railway Line.

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Film Credits

director
Stanley Hawes
producer
Sydney Newman
camera
Donald Fraser
narrator
Lorne Greene
music
Louis Applebaum

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