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"If contemporary feminists sense omissions and patronizing in the film, one must at least acknowledge that The World in Action [series] expressed a positive attitude to working women and was conditioning audiences to become accustomed to new and permanent women's roles in the workplace."
-- Gary Evans

Evans, Gary. John Grierson and the National Film Board: The Politics of Wartime Propaganda. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1984. (p. 185)