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The 49th Parallel 1941

Ortus Films / General Film Distributors Ltd. This star-studded British propaganda movie filmed at the start of World War 2, features steam trains as well as Canada’s magnificent scenery. The picture was a gentle nudge to Americans (not yet in … Continue reading

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The Canadian 1955

  A Canadian Pacific Presentation An Associated Screen Picture In 1955, Canadian Pacific Railway introduced its flagship train, The Canadian to the traveling public.  This film features the on-board amenities and scenery of a journey west from Montreal and Toronto … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific 1949

20th Century Fox Pictures Randolph Scott! stars in this standard building-the-railroad-west oater from 1949.  Filmed in sepia-toned Cinecolor, Canadian Pacific gives us a look at Canada’s spectacular mountain scenery. The film begins with a brief look at “modern day” (1949) … Continue reading

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