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Essondale Hospital Coquitlam BC

Essondale Hospital Coquitlam BC

Posted: 16 Apr 2013 10:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ewert
My mother Margaret Ewert was in nurses training graduating in 1951. She was in a documentary film called 'The Great Breakdown' and she has never seen it so I am trying to track it down

Re: Essondale Hospital Coquitlam BC Documentary BREAKDOWN 1951

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 2:33AM GMT
Classification: Query
http://katthorsen.wordpress.com/2011/10/02/asylum-bedlam-ess...

http://janus.uoregon.edu/record=b3378058
Breakdown (1951) sensitively documented the treatment of a young woman suffering a schizophrenic breakdown. Shot in Chilliwack and at Essondale Mental ...

Perhaps available through National Film Board of Canada?
Cheers, Stella

Re: Essondale Hospital Coquitlam BC Documentary BREAKDOWN 1951

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 2:42AM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes thank you I did search the NFB. Apparently there was a copy at the U of Calgary but couldn't be found and not in BC either which is odd since it was filmed here.I actually found it at the U of Oregon, the librarian is hoping to transfer it to DVD so I can purchase a copy.
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