- British born documentary
- canadian government or
the canadian defense
2. What creative
used to attract my
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.
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
4. What lifestyles,
values and point of
views are represented
in, or omitted in this
The industrial workers
are represented in this
5. Why is
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.
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
7. How does the
It portrays them as good hard
workers who changed
civilization . It congratulates
them for their hard work.