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Screen capture of Mighty Niagara.

Identifier:

  • F 4582-1-0-2 (Source: Archives of Ontario)

Date produced: 1932

Filmmaker(s):

Leslie P. Thatcher

Languages:

English

Length:

400 ft (11 minutes)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1933 - Silver Medal for Travel
Archives of Ontario list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Leslie P. Thatcher offered a well edited picture in 'Mighty Niagara' with a preponderance of good photography." American Cinematographer, Dec. 1933, 342.

Resources:

"Mighty Niagara." Toronto Film and Video Club fonds, film records, Ontario Archives.

Discussed by Charles Tepperman under "Travel Chronicle Films" in Amateur Cinema: The Rise of North American Moviemaking, 1923-1960, University of California Press, 2014.

Locations:

  • Niagara Falls, Ontario (Filming)
  • Three Sisters Island, Ontario (Filming)
  • Toronto, Ontario (Filming)

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Repository:

Toronto Film and Video Club fonds, Archives of Ontario

Screenings:

  • Film was screened at the first meeting of the Toronto Movie Club in 1934, Toronto, ON

Screenings Map

Viewing Notes:

"Film shows various shots of Niagara Falls and surrounding areas including Three Sisters Island, and Queenston Heights." Viewing notes via Archives of Ontario.