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Christmas Lace

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1978 to 1979


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University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario: 16mm.

Library and Archives Canada: VHS.
"A Christmas story set in rural Quebec in the 1880s, about a young girl named Celine and her grandmother, a poor lace-maker. When a wealthy client gives Celine a small Christmas bonus for work well done, she buys a bowl in which she leaves treats for the Christ child on Christmas Eve. A thief takes it but eventually repays his debt"


University of Waterloo Audiovisual Services Catalog.
"This film presents a Christmas tale set in 1880s Quebec. It combines magic, a reformed thief, changing fortunes, and the love between a young girl and her grandmother."

Online Database British Film Institute.
"Story set in rural Quebec in the 1880s, combining magic, a reformed thief, a miraculous change of fortune and the speial love between a young girl and her grand mother. Released in the U.S. in 1979 by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation."