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The Aviators of Hudson Strait - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB523858
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  William Weintraub, Desmond Dew
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian History, Documentary, Physical Geography, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1973
Running Time:  28:20


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A look at early Canadian aviation, through film footage shot by the Royal Canadian Air Force and the recollections of retired Air Vice-Marshal Thomas A. Lawrence, leader of the 1927-28 aerial survey expedition to Ungava Bay and Hudson Strait. The formidable challenge of flying under Arctic conditions, the hazards faced and the emergencies solved, often with the help of Inuit, make an absorbing chapter of northern frontier history.


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