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John Bull's Own Island ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB541293
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Stuart Legg
Directors:  Stuart Legg
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa), Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Business Studies, Canadian History, Documentary, History, Sociology, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1945
Running Time:  20:00

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Wartime mobilization of labour reduced export trade to a bare minimum. Many capital investments overseas were sold or destroyed by the fortunes of war, and on the high seas U-boat warfare robbed England of a large part of her merchant fleet. To Britain's prime minister, Winston Churchill, the future of his nation in the post-war period was of foremost concern. But in addition to the task of rebuilding the many shattered homes of England, a graver problem awaited the British--that of economic readjustment.

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