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Danforth and Jones

Dead Ringers (1988)
Exterior Childhood Street
Danforth and Jones

The twins’ childhood home in the Pape and Danforth area evokes memories of Toronto’s immigrant neighbourhoods in the 1950s. Ravina Crescent is the setting for this scene in which the Mantle boys, still lacking in experience, proposition a young girl in the name of science.

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The young Mantle twins approach a young girl on the front steps of the house seen in this image from Dead Ringers. The young Mantle twins approach a young girl on the front steps of the house seen in this present-day photo in Dead Ringers.

Dead Ringers, 1988
Courtesy of Morgan Creek
The young Mantle twins lived on this residential Toronto street in Dead Ringers. The Mantle brothers discuss the sexual processes of terrestrial and aquatic animals in Dead Ringers.

Dead Ringers, 1988
Courtesy of Morgan Creek
This present day image shows the residential street near Danforth Ave. and Pape St. where the young Mantle twins grew up in Dead Ringers. This present day image shows the residential street near Danforth Ave. and Pape St. where the young Mantle twins grew up in Dead Ringers.

Photographer: Neil Haapamaki
© TIFF
This residential street near Danforth Ave. and Pape Ave. was used as a location in Dead Ringers. The buildings on Ravina Crescent have undergone renovations since Dead Ringers was made, as seen in this present-day photo.

Photographer: Neil Haapamaki
© TIFF

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