Series - Margaret's Museum

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Margaret's Museum

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  • 1993-2007 (Creation)

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333.4 cm of textual records and other material. - 5 VHS. - 3 DVDs. - 3 CDs. - 1 Betacam

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Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This feature film, based on the short story by Sheldon Currie entitled "The Glace Bay Miners' Museum," focuses on coal miners and their families in 1940s Cape Breton. The 114-minute drama was co-produced by Imagex, directed by Mort Ransen, written by Sheldon Currie, and starred Helena Bonham Carter, Clive Russell, and Kate Nelligan. It was nominated for eleven Genies in 1995, winning the awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress. The film was also awarded best picture awards at the annual San Sebastian Festival in Spain, the Vancouver International Film Festival, and the Atlantic Film Festival. All records were kept as an example of the imX production process. The series contains accounting and payroll records, agreements, applications, biographies, budgets, call sheets, correspondence, cost reports, a credit and contact list, crew lists, a dialogue list, location scout stills, location sketches, music cue sheets, press kits, press releases, production documents, production stills, posters, production reports, research notes, schedules, scripts, a supplier contact list, a synopsis, and video recordings.

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  • English

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