The Petticoat Expeditions, Part One: Anna Jameson

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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Film Credits

director
Pepita Ferrari
script
Pepita Ferrari
producer
Kent Martin
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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