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Minnie the Model

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

C. H. Richardson

John Phillips

Description:

Title may actually have been been Nellie the Model.
"...an amusing film ... a lurid melodrama of the Gay 90s acted and photographed locally." ("A. G. Lawrence Heads Amateur Movie Club," Winnipeg Tribune)
"...although Nellie [sic] is not nearly so workmanlike in construction as Pioneer Daze, she is much funnier; largely because one of the old Mack Sennett chase type of sequences has been worked in. (Winnipeg Free Press)


Vacation Memories of 1937

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Roy Jacobite


Movie Diary for 1937, A

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

A. G. Lawrence


The Magic Pistol

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Dean Holt

Description:

"Still others such as Dean Holt have produced [a] comedy, The Magic Pistol, a skit about how to cut the lawn." (Sharcott)


Abalone

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Ron Bennett

Description:

"Others such as Ron Bennett have photographed British Columbia sealife for an informative documentary, Abalone." (Sharcott)


49 Days on a Freighter

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Morris H. Aldersmith

Description:

"...a record of his trip to Australia." (Sharcott)


The Princess and the Frog

Date produced: 1970

Description:

The Totem Group was a club within the Victoria Amateur Movie Club -- a sub-group of 16 mm users that banded together to produce their own film, The Princess and the Frog "... a nine-minute, black-and-white, sound-striped fiction story written by member Walter George." (Sharcott)


Welcome to Victoria

Date produced: 1970

Description:

"... a view of the tourist side of the city through the eyes of Captain Vancouver, brought to life from the golden figure atop the legislature buildings." Captain Vancouver was played by Victoria entertainer Jerry Gosley. The process of shooting, editing and post-production is described in Margaret Sharcott's Daily Colonist article.


Little Rays of Sunshine

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Douglas Flintoff

Description:

"Fundraising film about Queen Alexandra Solarium for Crippled Children at Mill Bay, near Victoria." (Duffy, Camera West)


Vermont State Guard In World War II

Date produced: 1944

Filmmaker(s):

Harold Bailey

George Eaton

Russell Going

Description:

"Filmed in color during the war years of 1941-1944, this silent film shows the Vermont State Guard holding muster at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds and at Camp Wills, which later became Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vermont. The film also shows a bond rally on the steps of the Statehouse in Montpelier, and maneuvers at the airfield in Berlin, Vermont, and at a camp in Moscow, Vermont. The State Guard began as Company H, 1st Regiment, Infantry in 1941 and was re-organized in 1943 as Company H, 2d Battalion. This film is an important documentation of the State Guard's early history and Vermont's home front activities during World War II. Although silent, intertitles are inserted with an explanation of the scenes to follow, as well as scrolling text of explanation at the beginning and end of the film." Vermont Historical Society.


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