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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Nicholas Balla

Ronald Dick

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National Film Board of Canada



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