Dark Clouds Hang Over the Auto-Sky: A history of Ottawa's first drive-in movie complex

[caption id=“attachment_6256” align=“alignnone” width=“720”] [ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/1958-00-00-Aerial-Auto-Sky.png) The Auto-Sky Drive-In was located at the corner of Baseline and Fisher. Image: geoOttawa (1958) Aerial.[/caption] Although they have come to occupy a somewhat legendary position in North American popular culture, the glory days of the drive-in theatre were actually somewhat short-lived, being largely confined to the 1950s. ...

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First-time filmmakers need help to produce a thriller about the Rideau Canal

[ ![Trickle.](/legacy/01583.jpg) ](http://www.flickr.com/photos/lazyartist/6906119048/) Trickle. Photo by [ Mitch Carriere ](http://www.flickr.com/photos/lazyartist/6906119048/) , shared in the [ OttawaStart Flickr Pool ](http://flickr.com/groups/ottawastart) . I received this note recently from Steve Wilson, one of a group of independent filmmakers who are producing a movie about the Rideau Canal. ...