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20th Century Gals

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Catalogue Number:  GAP017
Producer:  GAPC Productions
Subject:  Documentary, History, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2000
Running Time:  45:00


DVD Price:  $129.00
3 year post-secondary streaming price:  $209.00
DVD+3yr Post-Sec Stream Price:  $274.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $129.00
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This "docudramedy", hosted by Babe (a.k.a. Cathy Jones of This Hour Has 22 Minutes) is a mix of fact, fun and folly. Divided into four parts: POLITICS, SEXUALITY, FAMILY, and WORK, 20th Century Gals weaves together historical re-enactments, clips from personal writings, first hand testimonials, archival records and radio & TV news clips. Babe provides the journalistic glue in her 1940's no-nonsense, tongue in cheek style. Shot in period sets at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and in a specially constructed 1940's newsroom, 20th Century Gals (According to Babe) both entertains and educates - painlessly.


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