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Reunion(1936)

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The working title of this film was They Always Come Back. Actress Maude Eburne's surname is incorrectly spelled Eburn" in the onscreen credits. This was the second film featuring the Dionne Quintuplets. For information regarding the quintuplets, please see the above entry for their first film, The Country Doctor, a fictional account of their birth, which was released earlier in 1936. The screen credits note that, "Scenes of the Dionne Quintuplets were photographed at Callander, Ontario under the technical supervision of Dr. Allan R. Dafoe." Dr. Dafoe was the Canadian doctor who delivered the quintuplets on 28 May 1934.
       According to the pressbook for the film, a company of eighty people from Twentieth Century-Fox arrived in Callander and began filming on August 17, 1936. The quints, who were two years and three months at the time, were filmed for twenty-six days, except Sundays, for one hour a day and were paid $83,000. A special blue filter for the lights which cameraman Daniel Clark developed for The Country Doctor was also used in this film. Helen Jerome Eddy was listed as a cast member in a Hollywood Reporter production chart, but her participation in the final film has not been confirmed.