CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1969 to 1974

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Thursday or Friday afternoons from February to October, 1969. Returned in the summer of 1974.

This was a program featuring original films for children, produced by the CBC and the NFB. Selected titles: Orientation, Sculpt-In, Through a Child Lightly, Great Barrier Reef, Victory over the Nahanni, Autumn Salmon, Taming the Rocky Mountain Trench, Banff Country and Bonjour Montreal.

The National Film Board of Canada productions included Gerald Potterton’s movie featuring Buster Keaton, called The Railrodder; What On Earth by Les Drew and Kaj Pindal, Ville Marie by Denys Arcand, Summer’s Nearly Over by Michael Rubbo and 60 Cycles by Jean Claude Labreque.

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005