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Duration: 120 Minutes

TV On Film – Victory on Ice: A Celebration of Sports Reels from the ’60s and ’70s

Hosted by Bill Brioux

Join us for a nostalgic journey through sports history with our special screening event, “Glory Days.” Immerse yourself in the exhilarating triumph of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ historic Stanley Cup victories, including the iconic 1967 championship match against the Montreal Canadiens, captured vividly on a pristine 16mm colour print. Witness the glory of ’62 as the Leafs clinch another victory on the big screen. But the excitement doesn’t stop there! Delve into the captivating world of ’60s and ’70s sports with a curated selection of TV reels, featuring thrilling highlights from football, baseball, hockey, and basketball. Relive the anticipation and drama of the ’70s CBC Fall preview sports reels, showcasing unforgettable moments from the era’s most iconic matchups. As a highlight of the evening, experience the groundbreaking 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between tennis legends Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, captured in all its intensity and historic significance. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the glory days of sports with fellow enthusiasts and relive some of the most unforgettable moments in athletic history. Join us for “Glory Days,” where the passion of the game comes alive on the big screen.

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Bill Brioux: bearded, left-handed typist

Now in its 16th year, Bill’s popular digital journal brioux. tv remains a trusted industry source for outspoken critical writing and breaking news.

He can be heard weekly on “brioux. tv: the podcast”, interviewing everyone from Dick Cavett and Anne Murray to Director X, Eric McCormack, Hamza Haq and Kristin Kreuk.

As founder of The TV on Film Project, Bill shares 16mm rarities from his collection of Canadian and American gems at various screenings.

As a senior member of the Television Critics Association of North America (TCA), he continues to build strong dialogue with leading newsmakers and influencers from around the world.