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The Case of Charlie Gordon

Author: Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.
Publisher: Ottawa : Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau, 1939.
Series: NFB.ca
Edition/Format:   eVideo : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The case history of a young man in a Canadian community who might be any young man anywhere. Charlie Gordon is one of the many who never had a job. A local committee was determined to stir up interest, to give Charlie and his contemporaries a chance. Through their efforts and the work of the federal government, these lads were trained and given useful work to do. With this, their former attitude of inert  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.
OCLC Number: 714721419
Notes: Produced during the organizational transition between the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau and the NFB. ;Produced by the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau for the Youth Training Division of the Canadian Department of Labour. ;The first production involving the NFB.
Credits: Director, Stuart Legg; producer, Frank Badgley; photography, John M. Alexander; Ernest Wilson; sound, George Thurling; Jack Ryan.
Description: 1 streaming video file (16 min.) : digital, stereo, sd., b&w.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: NFB.ca
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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The case history of a young man in a Canadian community who might be any young man anywhere. Charlie Gordon is one of the many who never had a job. A local committee was determined to stir up interest, to give Charlie and his contemporaries a chance. Through their efforts and the work of the federal government, these lads were trained and given useful work to do. With this, their former attitude of inert hopelessness quickly changed to one of eager interest.

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