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Wartime Housing

Wartime Housing

| 20 min

This short documentary looks at the rapid industrial expansion that took place during WWII and the need for more decent housing. Workers flooding into urban centres and outlying areas were accommodated with small pre-fabricated homes that could be constructed quickly and efficiently.

  • director
    Graham McInnes
  • camera
    Grant Crabtree
  • editing
    Roger Racine
  • music
    Louis Applebaum
  • script
    Leon Shaw


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