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Canada, no. 2, 1951 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/3/4

Scope and Contents

A 16mm colour cinefilm, without sound. Scenes showing the St Lawrence 'freeze up' of 1951-1952, including road clearance scenes, winter sports and a view of ice flows breaking up by the progress of a ship. A note on the film can reads: 'St Lawrence freeze-up. Montreal - snow ploughs. The mountain - winter sports. Laurentians - spring. Windsor, Vermont - summer'.


  • Creation: 1951 - 1952


Conditions Governing Access

From the Series:

With the exception of RCMS 20/3/1, the cinefilms may be viewed online with the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service at:

For copyright reasons, researchers wishing to view RCMS 20/3/1, (Colonial Cinemagazine 29, Colonial Film Unit, 1950) should make an appointment with the RCS Librarian to view the film in Cambridge University Library. Email:

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright Cambridge University Library.


1 item(s) (1 cinefilm)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Originals

A copy of this film is available for viewing at University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service:

Related Materials

See also Tymms photographic collections relating to Canada: 'North and Central America, Oceania and Europe' (RCMS 20/2/20).



Finding aid date

2003-08-26 12:51:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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