The Story of the St Lawrence Seaway

Canada, 1959

Film
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This film describes the Seaway project from conception to completion, from the early fur trade to June, 1959, when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared the Seaway open. Animated drawings show the profile of the waterway.

Credits

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:12:53:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28864

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Description and travel

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Waterways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Canada

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Economic conditions

History → Canada - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Civil engineering

Places → St. Lawrence Seaway

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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