Comment 61949

By Mogadon Megalodon (anonymous) | Posted April 07, 2011 at 16:28:05 in reply to Comment 61937

I was also struck by the monocromatic citizenry. And, for a reel so devoted to the virtus of industry, not a whiff of the labour turmoil that wracked Stelco in 1946.

http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~cradle/html/siege1.htm

Then again, it's the product of a team that had earned its salt making WWII propaganda.

http://tiff.net/CANADIANFILMENCYCLOPEDIA/content/bios/gordon-sparlin

I believe that the Chamber of Commerce and CHCH co-produced a similarly rosy promo "documentary" in the early 2000s.... and they also took pains to omit more turbulent passages in the city's history.

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