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US filmmakers in Canada

Photo caption: Billy Bitzer with Biograph camera shoots track sequence in early 1900s.

Source: Museum of Modern Art (New York)

Before the massive shift of American filmmakers to California, many of them saw the promise of the beautiful Canadian landscape and turned their attention northward.  Among the titles produced by Billy Bitzer that year were Moose Hunt in New Brunswick and Salmon Fishing in Quebec.

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