“The Devils Toy” by Claude Jutra
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“The Devils Toy” by Claude Jutra

After getting lost in the National Film Board of Canada website for a few hours this morning, I re-discovered this gem. “This short 1966 documentary dedicated “to all victims of intolerance” depicts the dawn of skateboarding in Montreal. A new activity frowned upon by police and adults, skateboarding gave youngsters a thrilling sensation of speed … Continue reading