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Canada's First Subway

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1954 to 1987


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Library and Archives Canada: VHS.
"Material from seven sources was used to compile this collection of Toronto subway memorabilia. It includes 3 films Associated Screen News produced for the Toronto Transit Commission on the progress of the system; ground-breaking ceremonies; a TV report on the first car completed; a newsreel of opening-day events; day-to-day operation; and a hair-raising time lapse subway ride through the present system (THE BIG ADVENTURE)."