Turn of the century

Canada, 1964

Film
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A glance at Canada’s yesteryears, at people and events, fashions and foibles at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. From old photos and fragments of silent movies, this film pieces together a lively chronicle of what our elders like to call “the good old days.”

Credits

producer

William Weintraub

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:04:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29815

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Historical films

History → Canada - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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