Newspaper Items 1943–2014


2014 (2)

Mah, Ann. “Searching for a Certain Girl in Braids.” The New York Times (New York, NY), 24 August 2014, 9.

Cole, Sally. “Immersed in Montgomery.” The Guardian (Charlottetown, PE), 9 June 2014, B5–B6.

2009 (2)

Aggerholm, Barbara. “L.M. Montgomery’s Dark Last Work.” The Record (Kitchener–Waterloo, ON), 24 October 2009, C3.

Also as “L.M. Montgomery’s Rediscovered Last Work of Fiction Darker, Full of Surprises,” Journal Pioneer (Summerside, PE), 4 November 2009, B5.

Renzetti, Elizabeth. “A Different Shirley [sic] and Gilbert.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 24 October 2009, R12.

2008 (2)

Rubio, Mary Henley. “Canlit’s First Big Hit.” The National Post (Toronto, ON), 19 November 2008, A21.

Butler, Kate Macdonald. “The Heartbreaking Truth about Anne’s Creator.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 20 September 2008, F1, F6.

2005 (2)

Jacobs, Donna. “Creator of the Indomitable Anne Was Burdened by Personal, Family Problems.” The Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), 19 September 2005, A2.

Kubacki, Maria. “Dear Diary: Why Women Love to Read and Write Diaries.” The Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), 15 January 2005, I7.

Also as “I Write, Therefore, I Am (Depressed): The Dark Link between Diaries and Disposition,” The Edmonton Journal (Edmonton, AB), 23 January 2005, B5.

2004 (3)

Powell, Naomi. “Journal of Green Gables Author Paints Sad Portrait.” The Guelph Mercury (Guelph, ON), 2 October 2004, A3.

Willing, Jon. “Unlocking Beloved Author’s Secrets.” The Guelph Mercury (Guelph, ON), 28 February 2004, A1.

Adams, James. “The Full Lucy.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 17 January 2004, R1.

2000 (4)

Malleck, Bonnie. “Animated Anne arrives; TVOntario’s Fall Lineup Aims Programming at Children from Tots to Teens.” The Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, ON), 6 September 2000, G04.

York, Geoffrey. “On Iranian TV, Avonlea Rules.” The Globe and Mail, 4 March 2000, A1, A21.

Adilman, Sid. “Axe Ready to Fall on Losers.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 1 February 2000, C7.

Baine, Janet. “In Her Own Words: Manuscript Shows Method behind Montgomery Novel.” The Record (Kitchener–Waterloo, ON), 22 January 2000, I05.

1999 (5)

Saunders, Don, and Gayle Macdonald. “Anne’s Scary Stepparents.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 16 October 1999, C1+.

The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON). “The Ten Most Influential Canadians in the Arts.” 1 July 1999, C1.

Naves, Elaine Kalman. “Interest in Anne’s Creator Endures.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 22 May 1999, J1.–J2.

Lamey, Andy. “Was Our Anne Born in Maine? Authors Claim Canada’s Famous Book Owes More Than a Little to an American Classic.” National Post (Toronto, ON), 10 April 1999, B12.

Lamey, Andy. “Is Anne of Green Gables Really from Sunnybrook Farm? New Book Points Out Many Similarities to American Classic.” National Post (Toronto, ON), 10 April 1999, A1.

1998 (9)

Adilman, Sid. “Horror Comes to Paradise.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 15 November 1998, D20.

The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON). “Anne of Green Gables Fans Are in for a Treat.” 31 October 1998, Travel Section, 1.

The Gazette (Montreal, QC). “Montgomery Descendant to Appear in Emily of New Moon.” 20 August 1998, D11.

Torrance, Kelly. “Emily Gets with the Program.” Alberta Report (Edmonton, AB), 2 February 1998, 54–55.

Miller, Gina. “The Deeper, Darker Anne.” Telegraph–Journal (St. John, NB), 3 January 1998 [pagination unknown].

Naves, Elaine Kalman. “Inspired by Emily.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 3 January 1998, H1.

Atherton, Tony. “Another P.E.I. Heroine Gets TV Treatment.” The Calgary Herald (Calgary, AB), 3 January 1998, I1–I2.

Bickley, Claire. “Beyond Green Gables.” The Edmonton Sun (Edmonton, AB), 2 January 1998, 22.

Vanstone, Ellen. “Quirky and Complex—Don’t Mess with Emily.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 1 January 1998, C1.

1997 (5)

Adilman, Sid. “New Moon Rising for a Plucky Heroine.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 21 December 1997, B8.

Cox, Kevin. “The Island Finally Gets to Play Itself.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 8 December 1997, A2.

MacAndrew, Barbara. “Move Over, Anne. It’s Emily’s Turn.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 19 July 1997, C2.

Adilman, Sid. “P.E.I. Liberals Gave TV Series $1.9-million Gift.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 10 May 1997, K8.

Bickley, Claire. “Location, Location, Location.” The Toronto Sun (Toronto, ON), 26 January 1997, [pagination unknown].

1996 (12)

Butler, Kate Macdonald. “Montgomery Saw Emily Books as Her ‘Best.'” Letter. The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 8 December 1996, B2.

Adilman, Sid. “Montgomery’s Darker Side.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 27 October 1996, E1+.

Harris, Christopher. “PEI Investing in Emily.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 13 August 1996, A10.

Adilman, Sid. “Emily TV Series to Film in P.E.I.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 4 June 1996, E7.

Adilman, Sid. “The Reason Road to Avonlea Endures.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 31 March 1996, B8.

Bawden, Jim. “A Long and Winding Road.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 30 March 1996, SW4.

Malleck, Bonnie. “So Long, Avonlea.” The Record (Kitchener–Waterloo, ON), 30 March 1996, E7.

van Rijn, Nicolaas. “Rea Wilmshurst Found Author’s Scrapbooks.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 24 March 1996, A5.

Also, unsigned, as “Rea Wilmshurst Was Expert on Montgomery,” The Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, ON), 26 March 1996, D3.

Hickey, Trisha. “Exit from Avonlea.” The Toronto Sun, 21 January 1996, C9.

Strachan, Alex. “CBC Pulls Plug on Popular Children’s Drama.” The Vancouver Sun (Vancouver, BC), 13 January 1996, B11.

Boone, Mike. “Sad Farewell.” TV Times, 13 January 1996, n. pag.

Atherton, Tony. “Avonlea Creator Aims Focus beyond Nostalgia and Whimsy.” The Vancouver Sun (Vancouver, BC), 6 January 1996, B9.

1995 (1)

Malleck, Bonnie. “Road to Avonlea Returns with Back-to-Back Episodes.” The Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, ON), 14 January 1995, 14.

1994 (10)

Adilman, Sid. “Polley Reaches End of the Road.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 6 November 1994, E10.

Enchin, Harvey. “Sullivan Files Suit against Public TV.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 25 August 1994, B6.

Adilman, Sid. “Star Sarah Polley Leaving TV’s Road to Avonlea.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 22 August 1994, D7.

Menzies, Diane. “Almost Grown Up.” The Toronto Sun, 17 July 1994, 52.

Wagner, Vit. “Sarah through the Looking Glass: Avonlea Star Pondering Life After Showbiz.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 10 July 1994, B1.

Naves, Elaine Kalman. “L.M. Montgomery Symposium Is for Fans and Scholars Alike.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 4 June 1994, I3.

Also as “Maud Montgomery Subject of Serious Study,” The Windsor Star (Windsor, ON), 30 July 1994, E3.

Cadell, Andrew. “Lake of Shining Waters Is a Long Way from Green Gables.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 7 May 1994, H3.

Tyler, Tracey. “Custody Battle over Anne of Green Gables Trademark Worth Big Money.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 6 March 1994, A1.

Moore, Mickie. “Side by Side: Partners on the Road to Avonlea.” The Toronto Sun (Toronto, ON), 16 January 1994, S18.

Shaw, Ted. “Return to Avonlea.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 9 January 1994, F1.

1993 (5)

Kohanik, Eric. “Anne Set Aside for a While.” The Calgary Herald (Calgary, AB), 19 December 1993, C4.

Smyth, Mitchell. “Author of Anne Books Found Bala ‘A Dear Spot.’” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 4 September 1993, G7.

Andrews, Marke. “Our Most Prolific Author: Gone but Not Forgotten.” The Vancouver Sun (Vancouver, BC), 17 July 1993, C18.

Boone, Mike. “Avonlea Starts Fourth Season: Who Would Have Predicted It?” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 16 January 1993, E6.

Adilman, Sid. “Road Getting Smoother for Avonlea Producer.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 9 January 1993, F9.

1992 (1)

Kohanik, Eric. “Electronic Wizardry Keeps Dewhurst in the Picture for Road to Avonlea Finale.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 5 April 1992, F3.

1991 (3)

Orwen, Patricia. “Kindred Spirits.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 18 August 1991, C1, C3.

Taylor, Kate. “Anne of Hokkaido.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 6 July 1991, C1, C3.

Fraser, Hugh. “Tinkering with Success.” TV Times, 19 January 1991, n. pag.

1990 (5)

Boone, Mike. “Follow Road to Avonlea for Good Family Viewing.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 2 December 1990, F2.

Walker, Susan. “Road Show.” The Toronto Star, 1 December 1990, S4.

Nicholls, Stephen. “Road to Avonlea Benched for Hockey.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 27 February 1990, F1.

Boone, Mike. “Road to Avonlea Series Takes Viewers Back to Anne-Land.” The Gazette (Montreal, QC), 7 January 1990, F1.

Fraser, Hugh. “Avonlea Beckons Dewhurst.” TV Times, 6 January 1990, n. pag.

1989 (1)

Adilman, Sid. “New Movie on Its Way to TV Series.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 4 March 1989, F1.

1988 (4)

Adilman, Sid. “Green Gables 2-Hour Movie to Play Japan.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 19 November 1988, G1.

Hills, Ben. “Thorn Birds Colleen in Book Plot Row.” Melbourne Herald (Melbourne, Australia), 19 January 1988, 1+.

The Gazette (Montreal, QC). “Is McCullough Novel Based on Story by Green Gables’ Author?” 16 January 1988, B9.

Kirchhoff, H.J. “Echoes of Montgomery in McCullough Novel?” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 15 January 1988, D8.

1987 (3)

Wesley, David. “This Anne Film Will Be the Last.” TV Times, 5 December 1987, 8.

The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON). “Anne Charms U.S. Critics All Over Again.” 25 May 1987, D3.

“TV Talkback.” The Toronto Star, 28 March 1987, S14.

1986 (6)

Bawden, Jim. “Green Gables Charms Jaded American Critics.” The Toronto Star, 13 December 1986, D5.

Mietkiewicz, Henry. “New Hours Too Much: Thorsen Quits CFRB.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 20 August 1986, B1.

Bawden, Jim. “Anne of Green Gables TV Sequel Planned.” The Toronto Star, 12 June 1986, H1.

Boone, Mike. “Missed Anne of Green Gables on CBC? You Have Another Chance on Ad-Free PBS.” TV Times, 16 February 1986, 3.

Wren, Christopher S. “Canada’s Beloved ‘Anne of Green Gables’ Crosses the Border.” The New York Times (New York, NY), 16 February 1986, 2:31+.

Adilman, Sid. “Bestest Present: CTV Could Have Its Ratings Winner.” The Toronto Star, 14 January 1986, F1.

1985 (3)

Adilman, Sid. “Green Gables Movie Delighted 4,908,000 Viewers.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 18 December 1985, B1.

Conlogue, Ray. “Anne of the Silver Screen.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 27 July 1985, E1.

Adilman, Sid. “Anne’s Pastures Greener in Ontario.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 22 June 1985, J1+.

1984 (1)

Adilman, Sid. “Two Producers Vie for Anne of Green Gables.” The Toronto Star (Toronto, ON), 23 February 1984, F1.

1975 (1)

Stuart, Jed. “‘Nearer to God in Lover’s Lane.’” Winnipeg Free Press (Winnipeg, MB), 6 September 1975, 44.

1974 (2)

Saunders, Tom. “Anne’s Author.” Winnipeg Free Press (Winnipeg, MB), 30 November 1974, 25.

Carson, Jo. “Million Words in 10-Volume Diary Tell Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Own Tale.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 3 October 1974, W4.

1962 (1)

Deacon, W.A. “Japanese Girl Loves Lucy.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 10 November 1962, 26.

1957 (1)

Eggleston, Wilfrid. “The Causerie.” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 January 1957, 1.

1956 (5)

The Times Literary Supplement (London, UK). “Lives That Led to Fame.” 23 November 1956, xi.

Eggleston, Wilfrid. “The Causerie.” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 September 1956, 1.

Belch, Jean. “Patience, Postage Stamps, Perseverance Imperative for Young Writers.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 1 September 1956, Second Section, 21.

Eggleston, Wilfrid. “The Causerie.” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 July 1956, 1.

MacAulay, Dorothy. “First Poem L.M. Montgomery’s Big Thrill but Anne of Green Gables Her Monument.” The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 26 March 1956, 19.

1955 (2)

The Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON). “Hold Trust Officer on Theft Charges.” 14 September 1955, 2.

Petlock, Bert. “Hold Trust Lawyer on $36,000 Counts.” The Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 September 1955, 1, 4.

1946 (1)

Fort William Daily Times–Journal (Fort Williams, ON). “Lawyer Son Tells about Writing of Authoress Mother.” 23 July 1946, 10.

1945 (2)

Macdonald, Chester C. Letter to the Editor. The Tillsonburg News (Tillsonburg, ON), 30 August 1945, 9.

The Tillsonburg News (Tillsonburg, ON). “Green Gables Included in P.E.I. National Park.” 23 August 1945, 7.

1943 (1)

The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON). “Rev. Ewan Macdonald: Minister Husband of ‘L.M. Montgomery.’” Obituary. 14 December 1943, 21.