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The Charwoman

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At daybreak, while the rest of Ottawa sleeps, a small army of workers is astir, setting in order the houses of government for the business of the day. This film presents a whimsical sketch of a charwoman who knows every nook and cranny of the stately House of Commons and who dreams wistfully of the brighter future her young daughter may have as a result of her labours with mop and pail.

1954, 10 min 13 s

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