File RG 303.05.01 - VISTA - Information Film For Home Economics

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VISTA - Information Film For Home Economics

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RG 303.05.01

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  • 1970 - 1979 (Creation)

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4 film reels: 16 mm ; col. ; si.
1 audio film reel: 16 mm ; optical track

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16mm colour film produced at RPI by May Maskow, former chair, Home Economics, provides the viewer with general information about food & nutrition in the home and hospitals, fashion, presentation of products to the consumer and consumerism. Although the film was done mainly off-campus, there is an aerial view of Ryerson and a couple of scenes of Dodi Riva, faculty member, grocery shopping. c1970s

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Produced at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

Made of cooperation with:
Canadian Home Economic Association
Hamilton Home Economic Association
London Home Economic Association
MacDonald Institute Alumni Association
Ottawa Home Economic Association
Toronto Home Economic Association
Toronto Household Science Alumnae

Special Appreciation:
C.F.R.R Consumer Gas Company
Loblaws Maple Leaf Mills
Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, T. Eaton Co. Ltd
Photo Engravers Limited
St. Christopher House
Toronto General Hospital
Visiting Homemakers

Thanks to
University of Guelph: Department of Family and Consumer Studies
University of Toronto
University of Western Ontario: Brescia College
University of Windsor

Diretor: Doris Dodds
Producer: May Maskov
Keith Richardson
Dave Patterson
Mike Snook
Bruce Gemings
Len Udow
Phil Shreibman
Music composed and played by: The Patchwork Colony
Sound: Geoffrey Butler, Leo Hunnako, David McCarter, Keith Richardson
Cinematography: Walter Delorey, David McCarter
Editor: David McCarter

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