Posts Tagged ‘Perspective TV series’

Pierrot in Montreal: The Sad Clown and His Lady Love

Films

To celebrate World Theatre Day (March 27), enjoy Pierrot in Montreal, a little jewel from 1957 that re-tells the story of Columbine, Pierrot and Harlequin.

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The Battle of the Plains of Abraham as seen by the NFB

Talk to anyone across Canada about the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, and you will get more viewpoints than you can imagine. The battle marked a major turning point in the history of the country and is noteworthy, among many other things, for the fact that the two opposing generals both died on the

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Wolfe and Montcalm

Between fact and fiction: the NFB’s 1950s Perspective TV series

Films

Take a look at the production and broadcast of the National Film Board’s television series Perspective in the 1950s. The series replaced On the Spot on the CBC.

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