The Petticoat Expeditions, Part One: Anna Jameson

The Petticoat Expeditions, Part One: Anna Jameson

| 23 min

This short film from The Petticoat Expeditions series follows acclaimed British author Anna Jameson to Upper Canada, where she journeyed solo through the Canadian wilderness in 1830 – a time when it was unheard of for a women to travel alone.

The Petticoat Expeditions series, which uses the words and works of 3 extraordinary British women to recount their experiences in 19th-century Canada, paints an inspiring portrait of women who would not be constrained by convention.

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The Petticoat Expeditions, Part One: Anna Jameson, Pepita Ferrari, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Pepita Ferrari
  • script
    Pepita Ferrari
  • producer
    Kent Martin
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
  • camera
    Savas Kalogeras
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
    Norman Dugas
    John Martin
  • editing
    Denise Beaudoin
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • narrator
    Helena Bonham-Carter
  • music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • cast
    Severn Thompson
    Lila Cano
    Mary Jane Gibson
    Gerry Thompson
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