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This Generation: A Prairie Romance

Year: 1934
Language: English
Director: Richard Bird
Writer: Richard Bird
Cinematographer: Richard Bird
Cast: Frances Wilson, Robert Pringle, Vic Wade, M Carswell, Grant Faulkner, Jean Bird
Production Company: Bird Films, Saskatchewan Cooperative Wheat Producers

This dramatized documentary by Richard Bird was designed to encourage university graduates to return to the land and bring the benefits of their education to farming. Though somewhat over-earnest, it does reflect the special qualities of rural Prairie life in the thirties.

By: Peter Morris