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"[Jane] Marsh brought an unprecedented level of creative energy and commitment to the propaganda film production team. Unfortunately, she resigned in 1944, citing deep philosophical differences with the NFB's commissioner. In reality, Marsh's resignation came about after [John] Grierson refused to name her the producer of the Canada Carries On series -- a position for which she was eminently qualified. Later, Grierson would admit that Marsh had good reason to resign, adding that he had never considered offering such a prestigious position to a woman."
-- Marc St-Pierre


Source:
St-Pierre, Marc. "NFB -- Women and Film: A Tribute to the Female Pioneers of the NFB." National Film Board of Canada. http://blog.nfb.ca/2013/03/04/women-film-pioneers/.