Vintage Film Festival

movie-reels79The Foundation produces the Vintage Film Festival every year on a weekend in October. 
Full details here.

Bursary Application

Bursary application Information can be found here.

Tickets

Contact Us

emailTo contact the Marie Dressler Foundation by mail, see our About Us page.  By email, click here.

Marie Dressler House

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The Marie Dressler House no longer operates as Cobourg's Tourist Information office but still  houses the Interactive Marie Dressler Museum.  Dressler House is located at:
212 King street West (Hwy 2),
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.


Hours

Summer 2018 

Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00
June 25 to August 28


Fall - Winter 2018

TBD

Tell Us More

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The Marie Dressler Story

Born in Cobourg, Canada - one of Hollywood's greatest stars

The Dressler Story: to Dream, to Dare, to Persist, to Win

Cobourg is the birthplace of Marie Dressler - one of the greatest comediennes of her generation and one of Hollywood's best loved stars.

This is the official site of the Marie Dressler Foundation whose mission is to make sure that Marie Dressler is remembered.

The Foundation, a registered charity, was created to raise money to restore her house when it was burnt down in 1989 (More here). Our largest activity has been the Vintage Film Festival which is held on the last weekend in October every year.  But in 2018 we had additional major events to celebrate Marie's 150th birthday.

Bursaries

Another major activity of the Foundation is to award scholarships/bursaries to students planning to pursue an education in the arts field. There is a list of previous scholarship winners here. The 2018 winners were presented with their awards at Dressler House on July 7  - see the story with photos and a video hereFor more information on how to apply, go here.

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