Nova Scotia Archives

'The Way We Were': Nova Scotia in Film, 1917-1957

Halifax Explosion 1917

Actual footage of the 1917 Explosion in Halifax, showing devastation and the relief effort, beginning with activities the day after the Explosion and following the reconstruction in the north end of Halifax, including the Hydrostone housing project.

Date: 1917-1920

Format: 1 film reel (00:13:10 hrs.) : silent, b&w

Filmmaker: W.G. MacLaughlan

Reference no: W.G. MacLaughlan Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1984-36 film no. Fb 16