The Whole world over

Canada, 1959

Film
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A trio of stories, set in three of the world’s great cities. Illustrates the theme that people, no matter who they are, or where they live, share the basic human qualities of love, kindness, generosity and compassion. Shows a teenage girl in Amsterdam, a hard-pressed business man in Montreal and a wistful little boy in Mexico City in episodes displaying their response to other people’s needs.

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Credits

director

Don Haldane

Leonard Forest

producer

Julian Biggs

production company

ONF | NFB

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011941

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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