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Blackout on Maple Street

Date produced: 1970

Filmmaker(s):

Charles E. Phillips

Description:

"Film is about what happens when a two-minute power failure causes a blackout. Cameras caught before and after scenes in four houses, titled 'Daughter's Date,' 'The Ladder,' 'Cat and Dog,' and 'Women.' " Archives of Ontario.


Wheels

Date produced: 1965

Filmmaker(s):

Vern Whitnall

Description:

"Film documents autoworkers making cars. It features fast driving shots in downtown Toronto. The cast includes Robert Moutrie and Edna Jarrell as husband and wife and Neil Upshall as the salesman. American Motors (Canada) Limited and McDowell Motors Limited were thanked" Archives of Ontario.


In the Black

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Charles E. Phillips

Jean Phillips

Description:

"Film is about the efforts a husband and wife take to make a lifetime supply of ink, only to find that it isn't worth it. Written, directed, acted, photographed by Charles (Dr. Charles E. Phillips) and Jean Phillips" Archives of Ontario.


At First Sight

Date produced: 1960

Filmmaker(s):

Charles E. Phillips

Description:

"Film is a comedy about how a married couple originally met" Archives of Ontario.


Strategist, The

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Evelyn Kibar

Description:

"An amateur film made by and starring the husband and wife duo, John & Evelyn Kibar. John is frustrated with Evelyn’s hat shopping habits. To distract John’s frustrations, Evelyn surprises John with a cake. Title cards with dialogue are dispersed throughout the film." Chicago Film Archives


Nostalgia

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

John R. Kibar

Evelyn Kibar

Description:

"An amateur film made by and starring the husband and wife duo, John & Evelyn Kibar. After Mrs. Kibar asks Mr. Kibar to throw away his old collectables, or “junk,” Mr. Kibar begins reflecting on past travels. Only later do we find out this travel sequence is actually just a dream." Chicago Film Archives


Battle of the Bulge

Date produced: 1960

Filmmaker(s):

John R. Kibar

Evelyn Kibar

Description:

"An amateur film made by and starring the husband and wife duo, John & Evelyn Kibar. Title cards with dialogue are dispersed throughout the film." Chicago Film Archives


Yes, Lucy

Date produced: 1948

Description:

"After a day of domestic squabbling, an imposing wife and bumbling husband have their furniture appraised. When two men show up as assessors the confusion begins, ultimately giving the husband a chance to prove himself." Chicago Film Archives


Doggone Elections

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Mary Ann Kuch

Description:

A husband and wife hold different opinions about who is to become Sheriff. The wife roots for the Democratic candidate "Preacher" Slaughter, while the husband wants to re-elect Republican candidate Sheriff Carver. Both parties bribe the husband and wife for their absentee ballot. notes from CFA


Gun, The

Date produced: 1966

Filmmaker(s):

Margaret Conneely

Description:

"First version of Conneely’s amateur film “The 45,” a mischievous and entertaining film about a woman willing to employ any means to send away the man who comes looking for her husband with a gun"


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