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V For Volunteers

Canada, 1951 (MIFF 1954, Accent On Use)

Director: Leslie McFarlane

Designed for use by social, culture and welfare agencies enlisting volunteer workers. Emphasizes that too many people expect that all social services are the responsibility of federal, state and municipal departments, whereas much of this work is the responsibility of the people themselves.

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