The War on want

Canada, 1954

Film
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Canada’s role as a world citizen, participating through the Colombo Plan and UNESCO in a program of material aid to underdeveloped countries in Southeast Asia, is examined. In Ceylon, we see the kinds of projects in which Canada’s contributions are being used. Canadian educators, doctors, agriculturalists, scientific experts, as well as Canadian-made equipment, are shown in the front lines of the war on want, working with the people of Ceylon to improve the island’s economy.

Credits

director

Gordon Burwash

producer

Nicholas Balla

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:14:53:00

Colour

Black and White

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