The Dark Years

The Dark Years

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  November 23, 2009

It was the late 1920s and Canadians were enjoying greater prosperity than ever before. Then it all came tumbling down. The cigar-chomping Harry Hindmarsh, editor of the Toronto Daily Star would go on to chronicle the far reaching and catastrophic consequences of the crash of '29. Cartoon versions of Hindmarsh and his hardboiled newsmen headline this snappy animation series on Canada during the Great Depression.

It was the late 1920s and Canadians were enjoying greater prosperity than ever before. Then it all came tumbling down. The cigar-chomping Harry Hindmarsh, editor of the Toronto Daily Star would go on to chronicle the far reaching and catastrophic consequences of the crash of '29. Cartoon versions of Hindmarsh and his hardboiled newsmen headline this snappy animation series on Canada during the Great Depression.

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