Reprinted here with permission: ELAN (Ex Libris Association Newsletter), Number 68/Fall 2020 At Christmas of 1972, I arrived at 1762 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, to work as a “Stills Librarian” for the Canadian Film Archive department of the CFI. Peter Morris was the
When projected moving pictures appeared for the first time in Ottawa during the summer of 1896, they were not greeted with the sort of uncomprehending astonishment suggested by some historical accounts.
Crawley Films was spawned by a young swimmer’s wish to improve his swimming ability and the fortuitous fact that two particular families moved into neighbouring houses on the Queen Elizabeth Driveway in Ottawa. AA Crawley bought his son F.R. “Budge” a movie