"As they made a case for the importance of women's contribution to the war industry, the message in NFB films such as Proudly She Marches [...] was that this work would be merely temporary. The film even hints that such line of activity (e.g., working in heavy industries or as military personnel) is 'unnatural' for women."
-- Malek Khouri
Khouri, Malek. Filming Politics: Communism and the Portrayal of the Working Class at the National Film Board of Canada, 1939-46. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2007. (p. 137)