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General access conditions for collection
- with written permission of copyright owner : no donor restrictions
- The film takes a look at the history of the Casa Loma through the eyes of an older gentleman who recounts a visit he had as a young man to visit the castle and its builder, Sir Henry Pellatt. The film spotlights the structure of Casa Loma: the outside views, gardens, towers, corridors, unique variety of floors, the many various fireplaces, ceilings, panels and carvings, and secret passages. Using time-lapse and other camera techniques, the film takes a colourful look at the gardens surrounding the castle, with a short piece displaying the castle in winter.
- Original copyright owner: E.F. Attridge.
- Copyright owner: Library and Archives of Canada.
Restrictions on Consultation:
- 1. THE CASTLE won the Molson Trophy at The Canadian International Film Festival as the best Canadian Amateur Motion Picture of 1979.
- 2. Dr. Ernest Frederick Attridge served 55 years with the West Toronto Kiwanis Club of Toronto, and served on several committees responsible for the operations of the Casa Loma.
- 3. Also deposited by the donor was original artwork used in the making of the head title sequence.
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