Dreamland: a history of early Canadian movies 1895-1939

Canada, 1974

Film
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People have become so sated with spectacular inventions and achievements that it is now difficult to imagine the sensation created by the first motion picture films, in which people actually moved about on the screen just as in real life. Little is left of those early days of Canadian cinema. But from the footage available, the filmmakers have pieced together an absorbing account of what went on the screens of the nation in those times, and of the people who influenced the fledgling industry. This is a flashback to the past that all will enjoy.

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Credits

producer

Donald Brittain

production company

ONF | NFB

director

Kirwan Cox

Duration

01:25:53:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1974

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