The Dark Years - Episode 2

The Dark Years - Episode 2

| 46 min

A look at the impact of the Great Depression years on Canada and its people. What started with an economic crash in 1929 would end only with the guns of World War II. Of the many stories and legacies of the Great Depression, perhaps its greatest is that it created a modern Canada: more questioning of the power of government, inclined toward social policies like welfare and health care, and prepared to play a role in international affairs and economies.

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  • director
    Steven Silver
  • animation director
    John Halfpenny
  • writer
    Steve Lucas
  • producer
    Laszlo Barna
    Chuck Gammage Animation Inc.
    Gerry Flahive
  • executive producer
    Laszlo Barna
    Steven Silver
    Silva Basmajian
  • cast
    Maury Chaykin
    David Fox
    Zachary Bennett
    Michael Hanrahan
    R.H. Thompson
    Alex Poch-Goldin
    Adrian Egan
    Ron White
    Ivan Sherry
    Corinne Conley
    David Sparrow
    Adriana Disman
    Marc Strange
    Benedict Campbell
    Richard Binsley
    Mitchell Kramer
    Micheline Marchildon
    Jeff Roop
  • editor
    Nick Hector
  • sound design
    Daniel Pellerin
  • mixing supervisor
    Daniel Pellerin
  • music composer
    Mark Korven
    Cathy Nosaty
  • camera
    Richard A. Stringer
  • original research
    Barbara Sears
  • head of visual research
    Elspeth Domville
  • visual researcher
    Mark Faassen
    Kathie McKenna
  • sound editor
    Geoff Raffan
    Daniel Hamood
  • sound design
    James Mark Stewart
  • re-recording mixer
    Jan Rudy
  • foley artist
    Stefan Fraticelli
  • animation director
    Firas Momani
  • character design
    John Halfpenny
  • art direction
    John Halfpenny
  • layouts
    Pasquale Lamontagna
  • traditional animation
    Chuck Gammage