O Canada Blogathon – Day 4 Recap

On the second last day of the #OCanada blogathon, posts featured big Canadian stars, groundbreaking scares and iconic heroes.

Bloggers: If we didn’t include your post today, it will appear in tomorrow’s recap. Also please note the original announcement post is being updated throughout the blogathon to archive all the recaps and posts.

Now enjoy today’s writing:

Silver Screenings looks at 49th Parallel (1941): Britain’s Love Letter to Canada

Anton Walbrook (centre) defends Canadian values. Image: YouTube

Movies, Silently sees the Mountie get his man in Where the North Holds Sway (1927) 

Maybe I just dig the hats.

The Wonderful World of Cinema spends A Day in Glenn Ford’s Hometown

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Phyllis Loves Classic Movies talks about the career of Jack Carson

Critica Retro brings you Nanook of the North (1922)

It’s a double shot of Cronenberg with…

A Shroud of Thoughts: Shivers (1975)

The Cinematic Frontier: Scanners (1981)

Wolffian Classic Digest: Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette (1938)

The Frisco Kid has horror-sci-fi classic Cube (1997)

Screen cap from CUBE (1997)

Sister Celluloid: Beatrice Lillie in Clive Brook’s On Approval

Defiant Success looks at the impressive work of director Xavier Dolan

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O Canada Blogathon – Day 2 Recap

It’s been another fun day of cinematic travels across the Great White North, as the #OCanada blogathon celebrates Canadian films, actors, settings and subjects.

Bloggers: If we didn’t include your post today, it will appear in tomorrow’s recap. Also please note the original announcement post is being updated throughout the blogathon to archive all the recaps and posts.

Today we saw great writing that covered the nation from coast to coast:

Niagara (1953) romance and murder plots by the glorious Falls

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Mon Oncle Antoine (1971) the story of youth in a Quebec mining town

Susannah of the Mounties (1939) Shirley Temple visits Alberta

Anne of Green Gables (1934), the spunky P.E.I redhead

Douglass Dumbrille, familiar character actor from Ontario

The Trap (1966), shot in British Columbia

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Fiend Without a Face (1958) Manitoba is featured in this movie with brains

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