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Ballad to Cornwallis

Author: Diane Beaudry; Rex Tasker; Ian McLaren; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 2010, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Video : Partial animation   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This short documentary offers a satirical history of Halifax, written and sung in honour of the city's founder by balladeer James Bennet. Clad in period costumes, Bennet travels through time against a background of old photographs and paintings, archival and contemporary film footage, until he ultimately finds himself in the midst of the city's present-day building boom.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
History
Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc
Named Person: Edward Cornwallis
Material Type: Partial animation, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Beaudry; Rex Tasker; Ian McLaren; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 728018810
Credits: Director/editing, Diane Beaudry ; executive producers, Ian McLaren, Rex Tasker ; cinematography, Kent Nason ; sound, Ted Haley ; animation, Raymond Dumas ; music, Paul Mason, James L. Bennet.
Description: 1 streaming video file (8 min., 3 sec.) : digital, sound, color
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Flash Player 9.0 or higher.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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This short documentary offers a satirical history of Halifax, written and sung in honour of the city's founder by balladeer James Bennet. Clad in period costumes, Bennet travels through time against a background of old photographs and paintings, archival and contemporary film footage, until he ultimately finds himself in the midst of the city's present-day building boom.

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