The Dark Years

The Dark Years

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  December 7, 2009

From record breaking cross-Atlantic flights, and the birth of the world- famous Dionne quintuplets, to the slow march to war, The Dark Years uses original animation, archival footage and eye-witness accounts to bring to life colourful stories from the 1930s. This three-part animated series, five years in the making, presents a lively and visually sumptuous look at Canada during the Great Depression, proving Canada's history to be anything but tepid.

From record breaking cross-Atlantic flights, and the birth of the world- famous Dionne quintuplets, to the slow march to war, The Dark Years uses original animation, archival footage and eye-witness accounts to bring to life colourful stories from the 1930s. This three-part animated series, five years in the making, presents a lively and visually sumptuous look at Canada during the Great Depression, proving Canada's history to be anything but tepid.

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