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Trans-Canada Express - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB521313
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Sydney Newman
Directors:  Stanley Hawes
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa), Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Issues, Civics, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Physical Geography, Tech/Voc, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1944
Running Time:  9:44

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A survey of the 25 000 miles of territory linked by Canada's railroads in tribute to the railroad's contribution to the war effort. Included is a sequence from Buster Keaton's 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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