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Twilight of an Era (1934-1939)

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Twilight of an Era examines some of the important events in Canada during the Depression years: the Moose River mine disaster; the great drought on the prairies and the subsequent Prairie Rehabilitation Program; the introduction of a transatlantic air service between Canada and Europe. The film also looks at the major world events that impacted on Canada: the abdication of the king of England; civil war in Spain; Hitler's rise to power and the death of ten year old Margaret Hayworth aboard the Athenia; Canada's declaration of war on Germany.

1960, 29 min 03 s

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