CBC Television Network

Children’s International Newsreel

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1957 to 1960

Broadcast Medium: Television

Debuted January 13, 1957 and ran until June 1960. Aired for 15 minutes after school.

This program was the result of a unique film-exchange agreement between Canada and members of the European Broadcasting Union. The countries who participated, exchanged two short films each month with the rest of the 15 minute show made up of news items. Children of all ages, got to see movies made in France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, West Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom.

Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005