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The New Mayor ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB522592
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Michael McKennirey, Derek Mazur, Michael Scott, Barrie Howells, Arthur Hammond
Directors:  Derek Mazur, Ian Elkin, Bob Lower
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Architecture, Canadian Politics, Documentary, Politics
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1980
Running Time:  38:17


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When Mayor Stephen Juba of Winnipeg unexpectedly resigned after twenty-one years, the race for his office was thrown wide open. The two leading contenders were Bill Norrie and Robert Steen. The film shows Norrie and Steen campaigning; then focuses on the winner, Steen, and his assumption of a position that had been held by one person for two decades. The New Mayor is a study of big-city politics, the function of the mayor in that city, and the personal qualities Steen brought to the job.

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