fall of 2011, I was contacted by Richard Martin. Richard, the son
of the famous comedian, Dick Martin of 'Laugh In' fame, had gone
on from Athlone School, where he actually shot his first feature
film, to become a prominent BC film editor and producer. It was
with a cinematic interest that we ended up discussing the idea of
doing a visual documentary movie on the school that could be presented
for the benefit of Athlone old boys.
The first step in the process
regarding this Athlone film interest was for Richard, using the
Athlone material he had, and with my extensive visual Athlone
archives, to produce an Athlone movie short.
This is what we are presenting
to you now.
What will follow in the
time to come is a more in-depth look at Athlone School, with the
addition of Athlone staff audio. In the meantime, we hope you
will enjoy this short trip back and a glimpse of Athlone in the
To enjoy, please press
Athlone Movie Short
Produced by Richard Martin.