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Drylanders (1963)

The epic story of the opening of the Canadian West and the drought that brought the Depression in the thirties. This is the saga of a family who left eastern Canada to stake their future in the Prairies.

Director:

Don Haldane (as Donald Haldane)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Frances Hyland ... Liza
James B. Douglas James B. Douglas ... Dan (as James Douglas)
Lester Nixon Lester Nixon ... Bob MacPherson
Mary Savidge Mary Savidge ... Ada MacPherson (as Mary Savage)
William Fruet ... Colin (as William Fruete)
Don Francks ... Russel
Iréna Mayeska Iréna Mayeska ... Thora (as Irena Mayeska)
William Weintraub William Weintraub ... Narration (voice)
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The epic story of the opening of the Canadian West and the drought that brought the Depression in the thirties. This is the saga of a family who left eastern Canada to stake their future in the Prairies.

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Western

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un autre pays See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 200,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

This was the National Film Board of Canada's first feature. See more »

Connections

Edited into Drylanders Episode 2 (1974) See more »

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