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Movie Club Visit to West Hill

Date produced: 1952

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"Film of members of the Toronto Movie Club filming fruit tree blossoms and scenery at the Woodley family property at West Hill." Library and Archives Canada.


Floral Fantasy

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

Ernest Frederick Attridge

Description:

"A short amateur film using time-lapse photography of flowers blooming in a studio setting." Library and Archives Canada.


Hawaiian Holiday: A Pictoral Presentation of the Paradise of the Pacific

Date produced: 1947

Filmmaker(s):

A. I. Willinsky

Description:

"Item is a film of a trip to Hawaii taken by Dr. Willinsky and his wife, Sadie. In the form of a travelogue, footage of Hawaii's landscape, vegetation, landmarks and local population is interspersed with captions that were added in by Dr. Willinsky to provide information about the country's culture. Footage includes shots of sites around Honolulu and Waikiki, surfers, Hawaiian flowers, churches and temples, sugar cane farming and singers performing outside a hotel. Sadie is occassionally spotted exploring the sites and interacting with locals."


Around the Lake and Over the Bridge

Date produced: 1965

Filmmaker(s):

Warren Thompson

Description:

"Travelogue of cities, towns, and outdoor activities found around Lake Michigan. There is a wide variety of footage, including sand dunes, beaches, parades, many shots of flowers, ships, industrial ports scenes, attractions of historic horse-and-buggy town Mackinaw City, a mansion on fire, Grand Hotel: World’s Largest Summer Hotel, camping, rafting, farmers harvesting crops, and the Prudential Building in Chicago." Chicago Film Archives.


Hawaiian Paradise [1941]

Date produced: 1941

Filmmaker(s):

Julian Gromer

Description:

"2 part travelogue film of Hawaii capturing the scenery, resources and people of the islands. Part 1 visits to a lava flow and other natural wonders such as Haleakala Creater and a black sand beach as well as numerous shores and valleys along the way. Stop motion animation of a toy car or ship tracks a change in location. Part 2 features footage of tropical flowers, picking coconuts, family picnic, farming and factory processing pineapple, Hula dance performances, surfing and canoeing competitions, and sunsets."


Fairland Days

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith


Cascades of Color

Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"Footage of scenic areas of Southern Utah with narration. Included are the 'Canyons of Fire,' wild flowers, hiking trails and the 'Fairy's Landing' at Bryce Canyon; Zion Canyon, the 'Great White Throne,' the 'Mountain of Mystery,' the 'Angel's Landing' and the Mt. Carmel highway at Zion National Park; and Navaho Lake at Cedar Breaks." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Bermuda the Land of Sunshine and Flowers

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

Konstantin Kostich


Solanus

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Ron Bennett

Description:

"Garden shots, including time lapse shots of flowers opening, and a 1962 parade in Sidney or Victoria" British Columbia Archives.


Flower for Isabelle, A

Date produced: 1963

Filmmaker(s):

Jerrold A. Peil

Description:

"Isabelle's next door neighbors - three bachelors - are asked to carry on for her, when she is stricken and hospitalized, in entering her prize orchid in the Garden Show. Their well-meaning but bumbling attempt to help her win the prize results in hilarious antics and a heart-warming conclusion to this delightful comedy" PSA Journal, Oct. 1963, 41.


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