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Age of the Beaver

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This film provides a brief history of the fur trade in Canada, showing its effects on exploration and settlement. Engravings and paintings from the periods represented convey the romance, the adventures and the hardships of traders, Indians and coureurs des bois. Animated maps indicate the old fur trade routes.

1952, 16 min 47 s

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Special Award - Category: Non-theatrical Category
Genie Awards
April 30 1953, Montréal - Canada