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Great Grand Mother
National Film Board of Canada, 1992

Women's organizations demanded a number of social reforms, including equal pay for equal work, prohibition and female suffrage. "Getting into politics was just housekeeping on a national scale."

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Now That We Are Persons – Pt. 1
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution, 1989

Men and Women react differently to the news that women were considered 'Persons'.

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Now That We Are Persons – Pt. 2
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution, 1989

This excerpt discusses the reasons and events leading up to the gathering of the Famous 5 to appeal to the Supreme Court to clarify Section 24 of the British North America Act.

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The Vote
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution, 1980

This one-minute vignette shows the beginnings of the women's suffrage movement in Canada, culminating with women receiving the vote.

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Women on the March
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution, 1992

The female suffrage movement embarrassed many politicians and amused the general public, as demonstrated by the silent film, "How They Got the Vote" by Ashley Miller.

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The Reluctant Politician: The Story of Irene Parlby - Part 1
White Pine Pictures, 1999

In the spring of 1896 a young English women named Irene Marryat made a long journey to the frontier Western Canada. Touched by the sudden beauty of the West and its freedom, Irene adopted this new country as her home.

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The Reluctant Politician: The Story of Irene Parlby - Part 2
White Pine Pictures, 1999

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, unveils the Famous 5 monument at Olympic Plaza in Calgary on October 18, 1999.

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