Eye Witness No. 40

Eye Witness No. 40

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The Eye Witness series is a collection of short documentaries featuring Canadian news stories from the 1940s and '50s. This segment includes Prairie Harbour: The Port of Flowing Grain, a look at the lakehead cities of Fort William and Port Arthur, funnelling centres for western grain on its way to world markets. In Modern Miracle: Surgery is Safe, the appendectomy of patient Henry Brown demonstrates the advances in modern medicine. Co-Op Carpenters: Home-Made Community illustrates the principles behind the cooperative housing program for veterans in Carleton Heights near Ottawa.

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Credits
  • producer
    David Bairstow
  • executive producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • script
    Thomas Farley
  • camera
    Walford Hewitson
    Robert Humble
  • editing
    Marion Meadows
  • narrator
    Budd Knapp