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.

Credits

director

Leonard Forest

Don Haldane

producer

Julian Biggs

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30463

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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