"FAGS FOR FIGHTING FORCES" WAR PROCLAMATION A proclamation promoting Canada's WWII "Fags For Fighting Forces" war effort which sent "fags" (cigarettes) to Canadian soldiers fighting around the world. Shot begins with the Canadian crest and dissolves onto a parchment paper proclamation (which scrolls upward) announcing the "unsung labors of the Canadian Postal Corps...to direct that flow of Fags for Fighting Forces....so essentially needed for the boys over there." Triumphant fanfare music plays in the background. Obviously there is immense comedic potential for this shot.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:59:00, With Audio
1950S CROWDED MONTREAL STREETS 1950s home movie footage of crowded Montreal city streets. Trolley cars, automobiles and pedestrians fill the streets. The Parliment building stands in the background, as well as a large centuries old church. Two nuns cross the street.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:43:00, No Audio
1950S STEAM SHOVEL TRANSPORT A large steam shovel is lowered into a large mound of dirt and gravel. In the background, a large boat glides down the river. The dirt and gravel is transported along a fast-moving conveyor belt.
Date: 1950s - BLACK/WHITE Source: SHOT ON 35n, exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:17:00, No Audio
77TH CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION - 1956 Gorgeous aerials of the 77th Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) with parades, night time rides that glitter against a black velvet background and a spectacular fireworks show to top it all off!
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