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Prairie giant : the Tommy Douglas story

Author: John N SmithRob BryantonBruce M SmithMichael TherriaultKristin BoothAll authors
Publisher: [Toronto] : Mouseland Productions ; Morningstar Entertainment ; CBC Home Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Government insurance, the 8-hour work day, government funding for the arts, and universal health care, were first introduced in Canada by Tommy Douglas. This film follows Tommy Douglas' path from 1930-1961.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Films
Named Person: T C Douglas; T C Douglas; T C Douglas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John N Smith; Rob Bryanton; Bruce M Smith; Michael Therriault; Kristin Booth; Nicholas Campbell; Brent Carver; Aidan Devine; Paul Gross; Shannon Jardine; Andy Jones; Brian Markinson; Don McKellar; Robert Moloney; Jane Redlyon; R H Thomson; Ian Tracey; Matthew Walker; Minds Eye Entertainment (Firm); Mouseland Productions (Firm); Morningstar Films (Firm); Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 1552596400 9781552596401
OCLC Number: 70282726
Language Note: Closed captioned and described video. Described video; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the CBC as a television mini-series.
Special features: deleted scenes; The making of Tommy; audio commentary; bonus featurettes: One town for another, Tommy's crew, A set tour with Michael Therriault, Making of a riot, Made in Saskatchewan, Growing old gracefully.
Credits: Director of photography, Pierre Letarte ; editor, Jackie Dzuba ; music, Rob Bryanton.
Cast: Michael Therriault, Kristin Booth, Nicholas Campbell, Brent Carver, Aidan Devine, Paul Gross, Shannon Jardine, Andy Jones, Brian Markinson, Don McKellar, Robert Moloney, Jane Redlyon, RH Thomson, Ian Tracey, Matthew Walker.
Description: 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: DVD, 5.1 surround sound.
Responsibility: a Mind's Eye Entertainment production in association with CBC Television ; produced by Kevin DeWalt ; written by Bruce M. Smith ; directed by John N. Smith.

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Government insurance, the 8-hour work day, government funding for the arts, and universal health care, were first introduced in Canada by Tommy Douglas. This film follows Tommy Douglas' path from 1930-1961.

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