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Fortress for Freedom

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1300 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm.
"A record of the Progressive Conservative Party Leadership Convention, held in Ottawa from September 30 to October 2, l948. The candidates were Donald Fleming, John Diefenbaker and George Drew. Mr. Drew won on the first ballot."


"New Films," Film News (December 1948): 10.

"Canada's Progressive Conservative Party, in addition to the usual newsreel coverage, assigned Crawley Films Ltd. (Ottawa) to the unique job of making a complete motion picture record of its recent National Convention proceedings. The film is intended to present the background and story of party members fromcoast to coast unable to be present personally; is also of interest for educational purposes on either side of the Border."