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Children from overseas

Author: Stanley Hawes; Stuart Legg; Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 2008, ©1940.
Series: Canada carries on.
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material : English
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A WWII film about children evaculated from Britain and sent to Canada for their safety. The film begins in England with children seeking shelter as anti-aircraft guns roar outside. On their arrival in Canada, they are thrilled by the brightly lit cities, powerful Canadian trains, hot dogs and ice cream. They find, too, that instead of becoming Mounties or cowboys, they have to go to school. The closing sequence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Hawes; Stuart Legg; Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 728020721
Credits: Director, Stanley Hawes ; producer, Stuart Legg ; camera, Roy Tash, J.D. Davidson ; sound, W.H. Lane ; C.J. Quick ; narrator, Lorne Greene.
Description: 1 streaming video file (10 min. 18 sec.) : digital, sd., b&w.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Flash Player 9.0 or higher.
Series Title: Canada carries on.
Responsibility: Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.

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A WWII film about children evaculated from Britain and sent to Canada for their safety. The film begins in England with children seeking shelter as anti-aircraft guns roar outside. On their arrival in Canada, they are thrilled by the brightly lit cities, powerful Canadian trains, hot dogs and ice cream. They find, too, that instead of becoming Mounties or cowboys, they have to go to school. The closing sequence shows them learning to ski and skate and preparing for Christmas in their new homes.

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