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Canadian Screen Magazine No. 11 ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB526735
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa),Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Civics, Documentary, Engineering, Global Studies, Politics, Sports, Tech/Voc, Travel, World History
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1946
Running Time:  7m


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Labour Minister Mitchell Elected I.L.O. President: Rt. Hon. Humphrey
Mitchell is shown here addressing delegates to the recent International Labour
Organisation (ILO) conference, at which he was elected president. In his
speech the Canadian Minister of Labour outlines aims for which the ILO is
working. Yellow River Dam Helps Chinese Reclaim Farm Land: With the
help of The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration the
Chinese are reclaiming land that was flooded when the Hwang River dikes were
broken in 1938 to keep back the Japanese. The American engineer whom UNRRA has
put in charge of the project is shown directing operations, and local workers
are seen transporting dirt and stone. Mountain Climbers Scale Bugaboo
Glacier
: A group of British Columbia mountain climbers is seen here
enjoying this hazardous sport. Equipped with special boots for safety on ice,
and goggles and grease as protection against snow blindness, they set out on
their climb of over 10 000 feet to the Bugaboo Glacier. The camera follows
them up and records the view they get from the top.



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