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Our 1938 Summer Cruise in Toketie

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Francis J. Barrow

Description:

"Coastal people, places and scenery between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Includes footage of Indian villages, pictographs, birds and wildlife, logging operations, other vessels, etc." British Columbia Archives.


Our 1939 Summer Cruise

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Francis J. Barrow

Description:

"Cruise on Toketie. Coastal people, places and scenery between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Includes footage of Indian villages, pictographs, birds and wildlife, logging, other vessels, etc. Notably, there are good shots of the abandoned villages of Gwayasdums, Karlukwees, and Mamalilaculla, as well as the burial ground on Klaoitsis Island" British Columbia Archives.


Riders of the Pecos, The

Date produced: 1941

Filmmaker(s):

E. M. Barnard

Description:

"Riders of the Pecos is a movie of a "dude ranch" with all the close shots of interesting and significant details that usually are missing in "dude ranch" films. During a summer vacation, few take the time and effort to make as human and colorful a document as has E. M. Barnard. He has caught the dust of the corral, the appetites of the open and even the barn dance. It is a horsy film, of course, with sequences of roping, "bronco busting" and plain and fancy riding. But best of all are the charming shots of a horseback trip and the campfire at the trail's end. There is a neatly turned "running gag" of a young equestrienne who is first seen repeatedly as more concerned with her brightly polished boots than with riding. But, after a few suppers off the mantel, she adds more dust and scars to her boots than got there naturally and becomes a real cowgirl." Movie Makers, Dec. 1941, 567.


Rome and Naples

Date produced: 1934

Filmmaker(s):

A. I. Willinsky

Description:

"Item is a film taken by Dr. Willinsky of a trip to Italy. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, ruins and the local population is interspersed with captions that were added in by Dr. Willinsky to provide information about the country's history and culture. Although the title highlights the film's documentation of Rome and Naples, other Italian cities are featured as well; including, Pompeii, Florence and Venice. Dr. Willinsky's wife, Sadie, is occassionally spotted in the footage with travel companions who are probably relatives or family friends." Ontario Jewish Archives.


Russia and the Georgian Highway

Date produced: 1934

Filmmaker(s):

Gwladys Wynne Sills


Seaside Holiday

Date produced: 1934

Filmmaker(s):

Frank Radford Crawley

Description:

"A travelogue extolling the virtues of New England as a vacation spot. The film shows people swimming at York Beach; visiting a lighthouse; going deep-sea fishing on the "Pearl" with Captain Brewer and visiting Bald Head Cliff for clams, and Cape Neddick for a close-up look at marine life. The tourists appearing in the film may be the Crawley family. York Beach is located in Maine" Library and Archives Canada.


Separate Vacations

Date produced: 1949

Description:

A group of families takes separate vacations – the husbands go fishing, while the wives and children choose to hold a picnic. Both vacationing groups encounter obstacles that disrupt their plans.


Southern Exposures

Date produced: 1945

Filmmaker(s):

Ernest H. Kremer

Description:

"In a film of a familiar subject — a vacation trip to Florida — Ernest Kremer has done an excellent task of compiling a movie of varied sequences into a unified whole. His camera handling is competent, there are interesting viewpoints and he uses nice transitions to a new sequence, to avoid leaving preceding views too long on the screen. The continuous narrative that is presented with Southern Exposures sometimes draws attention from the pictured scenes, but the commentary in jingle style that accompanies the underwater scenes of fish adds a delightful touch. Mr. Kremer is to be commended especially for the compact and smooth editing of his film." Movie Makers, Dec. 1945, 496.


Spectacular Spain

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

A. I. Willinsky

Description:

"Item is a production of Dr. Willinsky's trip to Spain with his wife, Sadie. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, historic sites, and the local population is interspersed with captions and maps that were added in by Dr. Willinsky to denote locations and provide context. The production includes footage from Madrid, Cordoba, Segovia and Valencia. Sadie is occassionally spotted exploring sites and interacting with locals and travel companions who are probably family friends or relatives." Ontario Jewish Archives.


Storm At Sea, On Board the S.S. Homeric; A

Date produced: 1929

Filmmaker(s):

Duncan MacD. Little


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