Trans-Canada
  Express


       Figure 1 1
1. Who
created this
  message?
        Stanley Hawes
- British born documentary
        film producer
  - canadian governme...
2. What creative
            techniques were
           used to attract my
               attention?

Figure 3
           ...
Figure 4




3. How might different people understand
    this message differently then me?
      Some might think that ra...
4. What lifestyles,
   values and point of
 views are represented
  in, or omitted in this
         message?


The industr...
5. Why is
           this message
            being sent?
            To show people that the
           railroads contrib...
Figure 6



6. What purposes did this film serve during the
     Second World War? Imagine the director
    explaining the ...
7. How does the
   film portray
    industrial
     workers?

It portrays them as good hard
     workers who changed
civili...
Works Cited
   Figure 1: http://www.mixedtraffic.net/war/casualties/
   stpancras.jpg
Figure 2: http://www.abc.net.au/aplac...
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Documentary Style of NFB video

  1. 1. Trans-Canada Express Figure 1 1
  2. 2. 1. Who created this message? Stanley Hawes - British born documentary film producer - canadian government or the canadian defense department Figure 2
  3. 3. 2. What creative techniques were used to attract my attention? Figure 3 It was filmed in black and white and mostly concentrated on the workers and the production of the railroads. Also it was filmed a lot in Aerial and worm’s eye view.
  4. 4. Figure 4 3. How might different people understand this message differently then me? Some might think that railroads were a genius creation and provided a much easier way of transportation, but others might think they damaged our environment.
  5. 5. 4. What lifestyles, values and point of views are represented in, or omitted in this message? The industrial workers are represented in this film.
  6. 6. 5. Why is this message being sent? To show people that the railroads contributed to the war, and made it a lot easier and faster for Figure 5 soldiers to transport materials and food.
  7. 7. Figure 6 6. What purposes did this film serve during the Second World War? Imagine the director explaining the importance of the film to a skeptical government official. It made people aware of how technology was changing around the world and how it would help soldiers survive longer and more efficiently.
  8. 8. 7. How does the film portray industrial workers? It portrays them as good hard workers who changed civilization . It congratulates them for their hard work. Figure 7
  9. 9. Works Cited Figure 1: http://www.mixedtraffic.net/war/casualties/ stpancras.jpg Figure 2: http://www.abc.net.au/aplacetothink/images/ 01_124714.jpg Figure 3: http://www.vnerr.com/news/archives/news200511/ tramway1944.jpg Figure 4: http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/255/ PreviewComp/SuperStock_255-35761.jpg Figure 5: http://www.poconohistory.com/images/historyGraphics/ counties/CivilWarTrain.jpg Figure 6: http://www.explorepahistory.com/images/ ExplorePAHistory-a0c0j1-a_349.jpg Figure 7: http://www.kinglyheirs.com/CNE/ CNErailroadworkers1906.jpg

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