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Still image from The Fatal Flower.

Identifier:

  • 1969-0023 (Source: Library and Archives Canada)

Date produced: 1930

Filmmaker(s):

Dorothea Mitchell

Harold Harcourt

Fred G. Cooper

Duration:

00:45:05

Production credits:

Country of Production:

Canada

Languages:

English

Length:

1591 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Library and Archives Canada list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Mystery romance in which the police chief's daughter is courted by a crook." Library and Archives Canada.

Resources:

The original production of The Fatal Flower went unfinished due to several factors, despite only needing to complete intertitles. The Fatal Flower Project edited the original footage and added intertitles to finish the film in 2004.

Learn more about the film at Ladylumberjack.ca, a website devoted to Dorothea Mitchell and the Port Arthur Amateur Cinema Society.

Movie Makers, May 1930, 285. Movie Makers, June 1930, 352.

The film is available in the DVD collection The Port Arthur Cinema Society Collection (Sheba Films, Canada, 2005). The original 16mm film is held by Library and Archives Canada.

Locations:

  • Boulevard Lake, Ontario (Filming)

Relevant Locations

Club Affiliation:

Amateur Cinema Society of Port Arthur

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Repository:

Dorothea Mitchell Collection, Library and Archives Canada

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