On November 10th at 7pm, Guest Speaker, Claire Bennett, Assistant Curator/Collections Coordinator, Halton Heritage presented Halton County’s 1969 film “The Man & the Boy”. It was a time capsule of 1960s Halton. The Guest Speaker event was held virtually, that is, via a Zoom meeting.
Claire asked members for assistance to identify various locations in the film via crowdsourcing. Claire provided the link to the spreadsheet to crowd source information about the locations in the film. Feel free to add information and links to whatever screenshots grab your attention.
Claire provided titles to the articles that refer to the film that was shown:
- “Hail County industrial film” Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), May 15, 1968, 15 May 1968, p. 5: http://images.halinet.on.ca/89043/page/5?q=%22Hail+County+industrial+film%22&docid=OOI.89043
- “Expect Halton County Film Good Publicity for Region” Georgetown Herald (Georgetown, ON), December 28, 1967, 28 Dec 1967, p. 1 http://images.halinet.on.ca/91931/data?n=1
- “Further Honours for Halton Film” Georgetown Herald (Georgetown, ON), October 16, 1969, 16 Oct 1969, p. 11 http://images.halinet.on.ca/92026/data?n=1
- “County briefs” Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), November 1, 1967, 1 Nov 1967, p. 2 http://images.halinet.on.ca/89015/page/2?q=%22County+briefs%22&docid=OOI.89015
- “Company filming county film wins award for Lincoln job” Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), November 15, 1967, 15 Nov 1967, p. 5 http://images.halinet.on.ca/89017/data?n=1
- “‘Chris” statuette given Halton film” Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), November 5, 1969, 5 Nov 1969, p. 10 http://images.halinet.on.ca/89119/page/10?q=%22statuette+given+Halton+film%22&docid=OOI.89119