Four centuries of growing pains

Canada, 1957

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Episode number 3 of Series “The Commonwealth of Nations”.
The film traces the origins of the British Commonwealth through four hundred years of history. It reviews how countries like Canada, Australia, India, and other continental and island territories, came to be added, and how each developed to the point of self-government.

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Credits

co-producer

Nicholas Balla

Ronald Dick

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:29:22:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1957

Appears in

The Commonwealth of Nations

Group of items

The Commonwealth of Nations

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

003982

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Colonies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → International relations and culture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Colonization

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Commonwealth of Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International relations and culture

Historical films

History → Colonization

History → Commonwealth of Nations

History → Great Britain - Colonies

History → Great Britain - History

History → History

History → India - Politics and government - 20th century

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

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Sound

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Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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