"Corvette, Port Arthur", was a film produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 1943. It illustrated the Royal Canadian Navy's part in battling U-boats and protecting British supply lines during WWII, featuring the crew of the "Port Arthur".
The world premiere of this film was shown at the Colonial Theatre in Port Arthur, Ontario.
The photo above shows the model of the H.M.C.S. Port Arthur, built by the Port Arthur Ship Building company on the back on one of their trucks and in front of the Colonial Theatre.
The following photo shows the people gathering at 235 Arthur Street(now Red River Road) in Port Arthur, Ontario for the premiere.
This next photo shows the number of people waiting to attend the premiere in 1943.
The following print is a description of the year and date of the films as well as who directed and narrated the film... Double click on all photos for enlargements.
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