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Enemy alien

Author: Jeannette Lerman; Stanley Jackson; Wolf Koenig; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montréal : National Film Board of Canada, 1975.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the history of Japanese immigration to Canada, particularly to British Columbia, from the late 19th century when they were needed as cheap labour for mines and railway construction through to 1949 when they finally received the right to vote. The long story of frustration and injustice, mistrust and hate, and the struggle of Japanese-Canadians to gain acceptance, is focused to some degree on their treatment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Lerman; Stanley Jackson; Wolf Koenig; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 59737431
Credits: Commentary, Stanley Jackson, Jeannette Lerman ; music, Eldon Rathburn.
Performer(s): Narrator, Stanley Jackson.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., b&w. and col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced by the National Film Board of Canada ; direction and editing, Jeannette Lerman ; executive producer, Wolf Koenig.

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Examines the history of Japanese immigration to Canada, particularly to British Columbia, from the late 19th century when they were needed as cheap labour for mines and railway construction through to 1949 when they finally received the right to vote. The long story of frustration and injustice, mistrust and hate, and the struggle of Japanese-Canadians to gain acceptance, is focused to some degree on their treatment during World War II.

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