The Canadian Cult Revue Series is proud to present a rare selection of Canadian Archival shorts from the Library and Archives vaults.
All on 35mm film for National Canadian Film Day! April 29th, 9:15pm
Most are from the "Canadian Cameos" series directed by Gordon Sparling 1930's-1950's
Rhapsody in Two Languages, 1934
The most famous of the Canadian Cameo series, Rhapsody in Two Languages by Gordon Sparling depicts a 24-hour period in Montreal from sunrise to sunrise. Its rapid cross-cutting blends Howard Fogg's original music with a succession of positive and negative images and optical effects. The integration of music and visuals is remarkable.
Hockey Star's Summer, 1950
Grey Owl's Little Brother, 1932
Canadian Headlines 1952
Fair and Cold, 1933
Push Back the Edge, 1952
Sitzmarks the Spot, 1948
Progress Parade, 1931
The program runs approx. 80mins.