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Lest We Forget

Year: 1935
Language: English
Format: 35mm Black & White
Runtime: 101 min
Director: W Murray, Frank Badgley
Producer: John Alexander
Writer: W Murray, Frank Badgley
Editor: W Murray, Frank Badgley
Sound: J Scott
Music: Edmond Sanborn
Narration: Rupert Caplan
Production Company: Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau, Photo-Sound Corporation, The Great War Motion Picture Committee – Department of National Defence

Using actuality newsreels, graphics and staged sequences, this compilation film recounts Canada’s role in the First World War. It is fast-paced and has a verbose narration and was well received by critics and audiences at the time.

By: Peter Morris