Category: Film Shows

Halloween-2017

Halloween Horrorama on Harbourside

Super 8 Film of Terror projected on the BIG SCREEN in this annual outdoor show! Just try to eat candy while your screaming!!!!!!

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An Afternoon of Movie Magic with Terry & Tim

An Afternoon of Movie Magic with Terry & Tim

Join two film fans for a fun-filled few hours and discover movie magic while chuckling along with some classic comedy shorts. The super 8 show included. Superman trailer 1951 King Kong Volkswagen commercial Tex Avery’s Little Rural Riding Hood Titanic 1953 Ken Films digest Sound scored Blackhawk print of Charlie Chaplin’s 1916 classic, Easy Street. […]

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9th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theatre

9th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theatre

Sunday, August 6 at 7 PM – 11 PM Our rain day rained out! Rushed indoors and watched in the wall cramped into the living room! Join your friendly projectionist for an evening of Mirth, Laughs, Excitement and Adventure! Popcorn will be served – Bring your drink of choice. If you don’t want to stand, […]

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Backyard Theater

9th Annual Backyard Theater Coming: Summer 2017

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Help Is (1971)

From the NFB website First aid at the roadside — a clear demonstration of what the first person, or persons, on the scene of a motor vehicle accident should do during those critical minutes before ambulance and police arrive. A comprehensive film, dealing not only with on-the-spot treatment of injuries, but with the individual responsibility […]

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Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives

A cartoon so bad it actually got its own director fired (I don’t buy that it was just because of its religious satire). Title: Two By Two Director: Howard Post Year: 1966 Follow the link and read the full review below! Source: Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives […]

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Home Movie Day 2015 Event Report

Held on the day The Toronto Blue Jays were playing for a World Series spot may have hampered the turnout for our second Home Movie Day. Nevertheless we were able to give our undivided attention to our guest who brought films. We screened all of Ron’s films and had a pleasant discussion on the history […]

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Home Movie Day 2014 Event Report

The first Home Movie Day in Whitby was our small but successful inaugural event. We had a few participants with a wide range of film styles from the documenting of a day in the life of a rural family to a young auteurs crime drama to some beautifully shot Kodachrome 40 “found film” featuring Hula […]

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The Projector Stash

What’s in the current 8mm / super 8 projector stash at the Filmshows? (an almost complete representation) ……….and while we’re at it. A small sampling of projectors that have passed my way.

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8th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater

Finally! Some show highlights. The Program: Reel 1 Pluto in “Bone Trouble” (Walt Disney Home Movies) Abbott & Costello in “Have Badge Will Chase” (Castle Films) Chillie Willie in Tex Avery’s “Legend Of Rock-A-Bye Point” (Universal 8) The Three Stooges “Studio Stoops” (Columbia Home Movies) Road Runner “Zipping Along” (Techno Films) Reel 2 Charlie Chaplin […]

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8th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater August 27, 2016

Join your friendly projectionist for an evening of Mirth, Laughs, Excitement and Adventure! Popcorn will be served – Bring your drink of choice. If you don’t want to stand, bring a lawnchair and/or blanket. Ask for your FREE raffle tickets for some COOL prizes.

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Halloween 2016

“The Bride Of Frankenstein” makes her appearance on Halloween night! The Halloween Lineup: The Mummy’s Ghost Bride Of Frankenstein Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man Rodan Twenty Million Miles To Earth Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

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Halloween 2015

Su Super 8 Films of Terror projected on the BIG SCREEN in this annual outdoor show! Just try to eat candy while your screaming!!!!!!  

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7th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater {July 4, 2015}

Date: July 4, 2015 Location: Whitby Time: 7pm / Showtime DUSK! Program: 16mm • Welcome to the Drive In snip • Trailer: Disney’s True Life Adventures • Ad: Pet Cream Evaporated Milk (50’s) • Scare Show snip • Trailer: King Kong 76 • Digest: W.C. Fields in “Hurry Hurry” (1941) • Let’s All Go to the Lobby […]

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Ontario on Super 8 – 1986

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TIFF.net | 2001: A Space Odyssey 70mm Presentation

2001: A Space OdysseyDirected by Stanley Kubrick (PG)One of the most revered films of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s science-fiction masterpiece about a doomed intergalactic mission is still “the ultimate trip.”70mm PRESENTATION! via TIFF.net | 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Snapd Whitby – Home Movie Day at Whitby Public Library

Home Movie Day at Whitby Public Library While some may consider home movies to be a boring rehash of family vacations or milestone events, Terry Lagler sees it differently. It’s a stamp in time, sharing our cultural heritage from styles of interior design and fashion to the food and local traditions. via snapd Whitby – […]

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Tarantula

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation Tarantula 1955 Super 8 / 200′ BW Sound /  Universal 8 Ahh those crazy mad scientists. Our story […]

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Bride Of Frankenstein

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation Bride Of Frankenstein 1935 Super 8 / 200′ BW Sound /  Castle Films There is a reason […]

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The Raven

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation The Raven 1963 Super 8 / 200′ Color sound /  Ken Films Horror in the best tradition […]

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