River watch

Canada, 1947

Film
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The story of how the St. Lawrence River is kept open for navigation is told, mentioning the parts played by lighthouses, marker buoys and ice breakers.

Credits

director

Sydney Newman

producer

Roger Morin

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:10:38:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27969

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → St. Lawrence Seaway

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ice

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers - Canada

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Lighthouses

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Navigation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Places → St. Lawrence Seaway

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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