Although little known today, the 1928 Canadian movie, Saving the Sagas, is an early example of a film recording the presence of the ethnographic fieldworker...
Entry for Masterworks 2001 by James Forrester for AV Preservation Trust of Canada web site (now defunct). Reposted here with permission of the author, and the current rights holder for the AV Preservation Trust of Canada: Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (Academy.ca). The Loon’s Necklace was not a sponsored film. It was created by a
When The White Road first unspooled in May 1930 at Toronto’s Belsize theatre, behind Mount Pleasant cemetery, it was a six-reel silent feature. It survives as sixteen feet of 35-millimetre, tinted, nitrate stock comprising only four shots.
Library and Archives Canada (formerly National Archives of Canada) has been tasked with collecting and preserving our nation’s historic moments since 1872. Sometimes taken for granted, the archives only captures the public’s imagination on special occasions – such as Remembrance Day –