The Story of H.M.S. Shannon (TEFC)

Canada, 1958

Film
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A lively touch to any program, this song story describes an incident in the War of 1812. Colourful drawings give a satirical twist to the engagement between a British ship, the H.M.S. Shannon, and an American ship, the U.S.S. Chesapeake. Sung to guitar accompaniment by Canadian folksinger Tom Kines.

Credits

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:07:35:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28958

Subject categories

Animation

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Battles

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - Historical perspectives

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Foreign Relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

History → Canada - History

History → History

History → War - Historical perspectives

Music & Performing Arts → Folk music - Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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