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Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 81; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
81
Item
6
Material Format
moving images
Date
May 1954
Physical Description
1 film reel (ca. 43 min.) : col., sd., composite magnetic track ; 16 mm
1 digi-beta cassette (ca. 43 min.) : master, digital, col., sd.
1 DVD (ca. 43 min.) : duplicate, digital, col., sd.
Scope and Content
Item is a film of a trip to Spain taken by Dr. Willinsky, his wife, Sadie, and some of their friends. Despite its title, the film does not contain footage of France. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, the local population, and the Willinsky's activities are accompanied by music and Dr. Willinsky's commentary. Footage includes shots of the Square of Spain, Sadie walking along the streets of a shopping district, churches and monasteries, a boat cruise from Palma to Figuera, a spring festival procession and dancing in Majorca. Most of the scenes were taken in Palma and Majorca.
Notes
Previously reel # 49
Physical Condition
Film had mould and rust damage prior to digitization. This damage shows through in some of the footage.
Places
France
Spain
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 81; Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
81
Item
12
Material Format
moving images
Date
Feb. 1953 - Mar. 1953
Physical Description
2 film reels (ca. 49 min.) : col., si. ; 16 mm
1 digi-beta cassette (ca. 49 min.) : master, digital, col., si.
1 DVD (ca. 49 min.) : duplicate, digital, col., si.
Scope and Content
Item is a production of Dr. Willinsky's trip to Spain with his wife, Sadie. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, historic sites, and the local population is interspersed with captions and maps that were added in by Dr. Willinsky to denote locations and provide context. The production includes footage from Madrid, Cordoba, Segovia and Valencia. Sadie is occassionally spotted exploring sites and interacting with locals and travel companions who are probably family friends or relatives.
Notes
Previously reels # 24 and 63
Places
Spain
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 81; Item 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
81
Item
16
Material Format
moving images
Date
Feb. 1953
Physical Description
1 film reel (ca. 43 min.) : col., sd., composite magnetic track ; 16 mm
1 digi-beta cassette (ca. 43 min.) : master, digital, col., sd.
1 DVD (ca. 43 min.) : duplicate, digital, col., sd.
Scope and Content
Item is a film of Dr. Willinsky's trip to the Canary Islands with his wife, Sadie. In the form of a travelogue, music and Dr. Willinsky's commentary accompanies footage of the landscape, architecture, and local population. Included are shots of the local population carrying out their daily activities, children dressed in costume for Ash Wednesday festivities, markets, and traditional dances. Sadie is occassionally spotted sight-seeing and visiting with locals.
Notes
Previously reel # 46
Places
Spain
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 81; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dr. A.I. Willinsky fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
81
Item
18
Material Format
moving images
Date
[ca. 1936]-1938
Physical Description
1 film reel (ca. 19 min.) : original, b&w, si. ; 16 mm
1 film reel (ca. 19 min.) : duplicate, 16 fps, b&w, si. ; 16 mm
1 DVD (ca. 19 min.) : duplicate, digital, b&w, si.
Scope and Content
Item is a documentary film about the rationale for, the construction of, and the opening ceremonies of the Holy Blossom Synagogue. Seen are shots of the crowded and dim classrooms within the old Bond St. Synagogue, its predecessor. Also seen are scenes of the official sod turning, the laying of the corner-stone, and some of the construction work on Holy Blossom at its new location at the corner of Bathurst Street and Ava Road. These are followed by various scenes of the new building’s interior and exterior. The film ends with the May 16, 1937 official opening ceremonies of, and the transfer of the Torah scrolls to, the new facility. Identified in the footage is Edmund Scheuer.
Notes
In 1988 a dupe negative and new check print were struck from the original positive print. As part of the new print production, both the original magnetic and optical sound tracks were utilized. This work was commissioned by and paid for by the Toronto Jewish Congress for its Archives.
Previously reel # 12
Name Access
Holy Blossom Temple (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Building
Synagogues
Torah scrolls
Physical Condition
Film has slight vinegar smell
Places
Ava Road (Toronto, Ont.)
Bathurst Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Bond Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
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