Coal Face, Canada

Coal Face, Canada

| 17 min

A young man, discharged from the army, returns to his coal town. As he wanders the streets, he sees that life remains much as he left it. He takes a room with a miner who had known his father and who recalls the tragedy of his death in the mines. When the young dischargee attends a union meeting he hears the labourers speak of their relation to the war effort and, realizing the importance of coal to victory, he joins a night shift and goes to work in the mine.

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  • director
    Robert Edmonds
  • producer
    Graham McInnes
  • camera
    Joseph Braun
  • sound
    Gordon Fraser
  • editing
    Helen Lewis
  • music
    Louis Applebaum