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The Boys of St. Vincent
TitleThe Boys of St. Vincent
Date of Content1992
SubjectChild abuse--Newfoundland and Labrador
Child sexual abuse by clergy--Newfoundland and Labrador
Congregation of Christian Brothers
Scope and Content of FondsVideocassette of a film dramatization, loosely based on events which occurred at an orphanage operated by the Irish Christian Brothers religious order in St. John's, Newfoundland, in the 1970s; and on subsequent revelations from former residents of orphanages in Ontario, and natives in religious schools on reserves in Western Canada. The film, with a screenplay by Des Walsh, won numerous awards, including seven Gemini Awards in 1994.
Extent of FondsTwo VHS videocassettes. Running time: 3 hours; 4 minutes (1 hour; 32 minutes each)
Author of Finding AidRiggs, Bertram G., 1954-
Date of Finding Aid1994
ContributorsWalsh, Des (author of screenplay)
Smith, John N. (Director)
Czerny, Henry (Actor)
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--St. John's
Resource TypeFinding Aid
RelationDes Walsh Collection: Coll-148 and Coll-148A
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
RestrictionsThere are no restrictions on access to this material. The motion picture contained in these videocassettes is protected under copyright.
RightsCopyright Memorial University
CONTENTdm file name57.xml
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