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The Editor

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Canada's weekly newspapers are continual best sellers. This film examines some of the reasons the weekly editor commands the respect and attention of loyal readers in small communities all across the country. Filmed against a backdrop of a county town in Ontario, it tells the story of an aging editor who printed what he believed. When a local issue arose concerning the sacrifice of the public park for an industrial site, his printed page brought the matter into the open and produced results favourable both to the community and to the industry concerned.

1958, 30 min