Ships and Men

Ships and Men

| 18 min

A wartime tribute to the men who built Canada's merchant ships during World War II and those who sailed in them. Alternating scenes in Canadian shipyards and at a merchant seamen's school show a ship taking shape as young men are trained to join its crew. When Hull 39 is launched, we follow it out to sea and hear the crew talking over their work and experiences in action.

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  • director
    Leslie McFarlane
  • script
    Leslie McFarlane
  • producer
    Ernest Borneman
  • editing
    Ernest Borneman
  • camera
    Joseph Braun
    Roger Racine
  • sound
    Gordon Fraser
    Joseph Champagne
    Clifford Griffin
  • music
    Louis Applebaum