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Strike in Town (1955)

12 Apr

37m

Director: Leslie McFarlane

Synopsis (NFB): This short film depicts the act of collective bargaining common to Canadian industry and shows how it affected a union, a company and a community. In Strike in Town the events that led to a deadlock in negotiations between management and employees at a furniture factory are staged against the backdrop of a one-industry town. It’s the story of a strike nobody wanted, but which everyone was powerless to stop.

Website: http://www.nfb.ca/film/strike_in_town

 

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