Item MI-13451 - The Greatest Canadian: Tommy Douglas

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The Greatest Canadian: Tommy Douglas

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  • 2004 (Creation)

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1 videocassette : VHS (43 min.)

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A copy of this video was donated to the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan by the Producer in fulfillment of an agreement for use of archival materials in the production of the video.

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Item is a VHS copy of the home DVD version of an episode entitled "Tommy Douglas" from the television documentary series The Greatest Canadian, which aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In the episode, media personality George Stroumboulopoulos advocates why Douglas should be considered as the greatest Canadian. Through the use of archival material and dramatization, the episode chronicles Douglas's life and political contributions to Canada.

The writer, director and producer for the episode was Guy O'Sullivan; the associate producer was Rachel Houlihan; the editor was Jim Goertzen; and the director of photography was Jeff Cole. Copyright is held by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Record is in good physical condition.

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Michelle Demeyere of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation donated this record to the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan in one accession in 2005: R2005-002 (January 12, 2005).


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Use, publication and/or reproduction of record are subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

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Location for retrieval: Regina - Hillsdale

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