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Grey Owl's Strange Guests

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879 (35mm); 350 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 35mm, 16mm, VHS, digibeta.
"Shows the late Canadian naturalist, Grey Owl, and his beaver friends in Prince Albert National Park. The beaver's working day, his night shift, his lunch hour, and his unexpected sense of humour make a delightful story."

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec: 16mm.


Peter Morris, Embattled Shadows: A History of Canadian Cinema, 1895-1939 (Montreal/Kingston: McGill/Queen's University Press, 1978), 172, 230, 265, 323.

"Grey Owl's Strange Guests," 16mm Motion Picture Films - Canadian Travel Film Library (Chicago/New York, 1954): 4.
"This is the sound version of the silet motion pictures 'Strange Doings in Beaverland,' and 'Grey Owl's Neighbours.'"

Gouvernement du Québec: Ministère des Communications, Direction générale du cinéma et de l’audiovisuel, Catalogue des films d’archives, volume 2 (Québec: Éditeur officiel du Québec, 1978), 37.
"La légende de Grey Owl se perpétue en compagnie de ce travailleur infatigable qu'est le castor."

Produced in collaboration with the National Parks of Canada.