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Twilight of an Era (1934-1939) - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB521685
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  William Weintraub, Nicholas Balla
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian History, Documentary, World History
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1960
Running Time:  29:03

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Twilight of an Era 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 subsequent Prairie Rehabilitation Program; the introduction of a transatlantic air service between Canada and Europe. The film also looks at the major world events that impacted on Canada: the abdication of the king of England; civil war in Spain; Hitler's rise to power and the death of ten year old Margaret Hayworth aboard the Athenia; Canada's declaration of war on Germany.

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