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Seven brides for Uncle Sam

Author: Anita McGee; Kent Martin; National Film Board of Canada. East Studio.
Publisher: Montreal, Québec : National Film Board of Canada, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary is the story of seven Newfoundland women who married American servicemen. Some of the largest American military bases were located outside the United States, and from the beginning of the Second World War to the end of the Cold War as many as 40,000 Newfoundland women married Americans. The momentous events of world history, depicted in archival films and photographs, that brought men and women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anita McGee; Kent Martin; National Film Board of Canada. East Studio.
OCLC Number: 40642468
Notes: Closed-captioned.
Public performance video.
Credits: Director and writer, Anita McGee ; producer, Kent Martin.
Performer(s): Narrator: Agnes Walsh.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 53 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences, stereo. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced by the Documentary East Studio, National Film Board of Canada.

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This documentary is the story of seven Newfoundland women who married American servicemen. Some of the largest American military bases were located outside the United States, and from the beginning of the Second World War to the end of the Cold War as many as 40,000 Newfoundland women married Americans. The momentous events of world history, depicted in archival films and photographs, that brought men and women together are the backdrop to these stories of romance, heartbreak and joy.

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