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Identifier:

  • 2004-0059 (Source: Library and Archives Canada)

Date produced: 1954

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Languages:

English

Length:

44 ft (3 minutes 30 seconds)

Format:

8mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Library and Archives Canada list of titled amateur films

Description:

"This film shows a newspaper delivery boy, Douglas Woodley, son of Charles Devenish Woodley, on his route." Library and Archives Canada.

Resources:

This film is a part of the Charles Devenish Woodley Collection held by Library and Archives Canada.

LAC notes that the film won several awards in amateur film contests.

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Repository:

Charles Devenish Woodley Collection, Library and Archives Canada

Screenings:

  • Screened by the Toronto Movie Club on Jan. 18, 1979 (Panorama, March-April 1979, 16), Toronto, ON

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Viewing Notes:

"It shows: boy putting newspapers in a canvas bag and getting on his bicycle; he drives down the street with the bag of newspapers; he tosses newspapers at various houses; close-ups of newspapers as they land near or hit milk bottles on doorsteps, in a garden and on a rooftop; cutaways to irate customers, one of whom picks up a soggy newspaper which has landed on the wet porch he has just mopped; cutaways to an old woman who keeps looking for her newspaper on the porch, not knowing that it has landed in her flowerbed; a cat drinks from a puddle of milk leaking from a broken milk bottle; a customer peeks out a window; the paperboy throws his last paper in the ditch and the old lady still looks for her paper," via Library and Archives Canada.