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My Grandparents Had a Hotel

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Country Canada
Year 1989
Running Time 30 MIN
Language English
Director Karen Shopsowitz

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The nostalgic story of The Monteith Inn, in the Muskokas, run by Karen Shopsowitz’s grandparents, Harry and Jennie Shopsowitz, from 1935 – 49. Originally seen as a haven for Canadian (and American) Jews who were kept out of restricted clubs, the hotel soon became a colourful part of the province’s Jewish history.

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