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The Long Silence

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430 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS, 2".
"Documentary about Canada's war veterans and the mearing of Remembrance Day. Voiceover narration accompanies battle footage from the First and Second World Wars, intercut with scenes of present-day war veterans and their families in at Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Also discussed are the raising of funds for veterans by the sale of pins in the form of poppies. Veterans and their families are shown making poppies and Remembrance Day wreaths."

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta: 16mm.
"Sponsored by the Canadian Legion. The thoughts of various people participating in a Remembrance Day service. Black and white film clips show battles in World War I and II. Shows the manufacturing of poppies and the various services supported by the proceeds."
From the Catalogue of 16mm Educational Motion Pictures. Published by the Educational Media Division, Department of Extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 1967.


Crawley Films, Free Films: Sources of Free 16mm Sponsored Films in Canada Compiled and Published by Crawley Films (Ottawa: Crawley Films, April 1969): 34.
"The work of the Canadian Legion."