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Family Album

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Library and Archives Canada: 35mm, digibeta, VHS.
"This film traces the history of the auto and the part General Motors played in the development, including transforming the plant from autos to war vehicles. Shots included are: the plant; parade of vintage cars; animated cartoon showing progress of the auto. Building the 1939 car which the Queen and King George used on Canadian tour. Shots of the car in front of Parkwood, McLaughlin's home, C.D. Howe and Colonel Sam McLaughlin and the 500,000th military vehicle to come off G.M.'s assembly line in Oshawa. Message from Sir Harold R.L.G. Alexander attesting to reliability of Canadian built trucks. Shots of Canadian soldiers at work on G.M. built tank in England."