Twilight of an Era (1934-1939)

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  • 29 min 3 s

This documentary examines some of the important events in Canada during the Depression years: the Moose River mine disaster, the great drought on the prairies and the introduction of a transatlantic air service between Canada and Europe. The film also looks at the major world events that influenced Canada: the abdication of the king of England; civil war in Spain; Hitler's rise to power and Canada's declaration of war on Germany. Part of the Between Two Wars series.

Film Credits

William Weintraub
William Weintraub
executive producer
Nicholas Balla
Michael McKennirey
Karl Duplessis
Jean-Pierre Joutel
Margaret Ellis
George Kaczender
Nicholas Balla
George Croll
Ted Haley
Eldon Rathburn
Joan Edward
Malca Gillson

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  • sixam

    “The scene of the couple in a boat is not from the 1930s. Its from the 1947 short "Au Parc Lafontaine". I'm on to you NFB!” — sixam, 23 Jan 2014

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