A Capital Plan

A Capital Plan

| 10 min

This short documentary features a portrait of Ottawa in the mid-20th century, as the nascent Canadian capital grew with force but without direction. Street congestion, air pollution, and rail traffic were all the negative results of a city that had grown without being properly planned. French architect and urban designer Jacques Gréber stepped in to create a far-sighted plan for the future development of Ottawa. With tracks moved, factories relocated, and neighbourhoods redesigned as separate communities, Ottawa became the capital city of true beauty and dignity we know today.

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  • réalisateur
    Bernard Devlin
  • producteur
    Sydney Newman
  • scénario
    John K. Rooke
  • caméra
    Denis Gillson
  • montage
    Nicholas Balla
    Roger Blais
  • animation
    Robert Verrall
  • narrateur
    Lorne Greene
  • musique
    Eldon Rathburn

  • garyh

    Narrated by Lorne Greene, an Ottawa native!!!

    garyh, 4 Aoû 2020
  • None

    Wonderfully made film and a delight to watch. Thank you so much for this.

    None, 30 Avr 2020