Churchill's Island (1941)
Churchill's Island (French title: La Forteresse de Churchill) is a 1941 propaganda film chronicling the defence of Great Britain during the Second World War. The film was directed by Stuart Legg and produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) for the Director of Information, Government of Canada.
Churchill's Island received the very first Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject, awarded at the 14th Academy Awards ceremony in 1942. It also represents the first Oscar for the NFB, which had been created just two years earlier in 1939.
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