George H. Valiquette, pioneer Canadian newsreel cinematographer, risked his life to get footage of the flooding Ottawa River in April 1922. At the time he was the cameraman for the Fox newsreel, covering the vicinity of Ottawa, Ontario.
Frederick Conway Edmonds of Lindsay, Ontario, was one of the first travelling showmen in Canada. Born in England on June 2, 1850, he had come to Canada as a young man. He was a ventriloquist, magician, and theatre manager and had managed
"I had occasion recently to read an account of the life and work of Louis Applebaum, who brought Dad to join the Music Department at the NFB. In it, the author, Walter Pitman, referred to “the old barn on Sussex Avenue”, and
William S. (Bill) O’Farrell Jr., former head of Moving Image and Audio Conservation at the then National Archives of Canada passed away in Ottawa, Ontario at age 54 on Saturday , 30 August 2008. Bill worked at the National Archives from 1975,
Reproduced courtesy Torstar Syndication Services Published in The Toronto Star, Monday, April 24, 2006 Images Credit: Dan Gibson/Library & Archives Canada He’s the man who brought the loon into your living room. Among other things. Simply put – and simply
Group photo of 'A' Section, Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit, 2 C.I.D. Left to right: Sgts. W.R. 'Bud' Sherwood and L.G. Clarke, Capt, G. Ken Bell, Pte. E.A. Shirreffs, Sgt. N.C. Quick and Pte. G. A. Playford at Canadian Headquarters. Date(s):