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Picking Locks

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Alternate Titles: 
Les Grandes écluses
French version
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Length (feet): 
991 (35mm); 392 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 35mm, VHS, digibeta.
"Canal locks in Ontario. This film shows how a canal operates and its purposes. Five canals are used as examples: Canal Soulanges in the St. Lawrence system, the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Fort Carling Canal in the Muskoka Lake District, the Trent Canal near Peterborough, and the Welland Canal in the Niagara area. Shots of boats going through."


Gouvernement du Québec: Ministère des Communications, Direction générale du cinéma et de l’audiovisuel, Catalogue des films d’archives, volume 1 (Québec: Éditeur officiel du Québec, 1976), 33.
"Description de différents types d'écluses au Canada : canal Welland, Soulanges, Niagara."