Collection HS - Harold Stinson collection

'Carry On Sergeant!' photographs French Pictorial Service photographs

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CA ON00156 HS


Harold Stinson collection


  • 1917-1941 (Creation)

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19cm of textual records and photographs

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(fl. 1927-1965)

Biographical history

Harold Stinson was a taxi driver and later a service station owner in Trenton, Ontario. In 1927-1928 he was employed in driving members of the cast and crew of the 'Carry On Sergeant!' movie from their lodgings to the sets of the film.

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British cartoonist and humorist, writer and director of the movie 'Carry On Sergeant!'.

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This collection comprises three main series: materials relating to the filming of 'Carry On Sergeant!' in 1927-1928; photographs of the film and used as research materials; and items relating to Harold Stinson's taxi company and service station in Trenton, Ontario.

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