O Canada Blogathon – Day 3 Recap

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Whatever the rest of the world says about Canada, no one can say Canadian filmmakers are boring!

Today’s posts look at the diverse talents of Canadian filmmakers, along with some unusual selections from Canadian cinema.

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.

Enjoy!

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Make Mine Criterion guides us through the mind-bending The Forbidden Room (2015).

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Caftan Woman discusses the career of the handsome Canadian actor, David Manners, with Jalna (1935).

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Noirish scrutinizes a deadly cat-and-mouse game in the French Canadian thriller Le Collectionneur (2002).

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Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings delves into Canada’s epic nation-building story in Canadian Pacific (1949).

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Blogferatu champions the underrated 1970s horror flick, Rituals (1977).

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Voyages Extraordinaires gives us the fascinating behind-the-scenes history of Hudson’s Bay (1941).

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Back to Golden Days will turn you into a patriotic Canadian with Captains of the Clouds

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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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Make sure to join Silver Screenings for Day 3 of the #OCanada Blogathon!

O Canada Blogathon – Day 1 Recap

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Wow! We are off to an incredible start with the O Canada blogathon. Already we’ve seen a stunning array of Canadian films and actors.

Below are today’s posts. Bloggers: If we didn’t include your post today, we’ll be sure to include it in the recap tomorrow evening, which will be posted at Speakeasy.

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Serendipitous Anachronisms hangs out with that crazy Canadian troupe Kids in the Hall.

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Love Letters to Old Hollywood has a ball with Canadian Deanna Durbin in It Started with Eve (1941).
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Film Music Central celebrates Canadian composer Howard Shore who scored Silence of the Lambs (1991).

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Parallax View looks at the career and memorable performances of Canadian John Ireland.

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Movie Movie Blog Blog knocks back a cold one with Bob and Doug MacKenzie in Strange Brew (1983)

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The James Bond Social Media Project spies on a real-life tale of espionage in the Canadian capital in The Iron Curtain (1948).

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