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Escape to the North

Accession number: 
Production Years: 
1940 to 1959


Film Properties: 
Length (feet): 
730 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, digibeta, VHS.
"A trip towards Sudbury from Toronto. Travel by CN train, by car and by small cruise ship. Camping, stop-overs at summer resorts, camping grounds. Swimming, canoeing, fishing and hunting. Lengthy sequences on hunting deer with dogs, dead deer. Final shot in seq. on 6 deer hanging from pole. Seq. on wild goose hunting, men firing skywards, retriever dogs retrieving dead geese, etc. Shots of men showing off catch - about a dozen birds, cooking one bird over a camp fire, etc."


Crawley Films, Free Films: Sources of Free 16mm Sponsored Films in Canada Compiled and Published by Crawley Films (Ottawa: Crawley Films, April 1969): 31.
"Fishing and hunting."